■(TB) 'Star Spangled'
, R. 1972). Seedling# H67-12A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Yellow (RHS 13A) self; beard slightly deeper. 'Royal Gold'
x seedling# H60-80: ('Orange Parade'
x ('Orange Crush'
x 'Glittering Amber'
)). Mission Bell 1974.
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| From AIS Bulletin #212 January 1974 Introducing STAR SPANGLED 36", M-L. Sprinkled generously with glittering gold dust, this blazing yellow reads: Stands yellow-orange (14A) deepening at base. Falls yellow-orange (21A) lightening slightly in center area. Beard, near orange (24A). Wide, lightly ruffled petals. Conic stands. Arched flaring falls. Large flowers on strong well-branched stalks, with a minimum of 8 buds. (Royal Gold X (Orange Parade x G. Amber)). No. H67-12A. HC '73. $25.00. Mission Bell.
| "The brilliant yellow gold of STAR SPANGLED was heightened by its orange beard. This one seemed to have super substance, and will be one of the outstanding introductions of 1974." [Ron Mullin, “An Iris Holiday.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #208 (January 1973):15.]
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