■(TB) 'Truly Yours'
) TB. Late bloom. Color Class W5M. (((('Rameses'
x 'Far West'
: Fay seedling# PiBl 41-40) x D.Hall seedling# 42-35Pi):Fay Lemon Yellow seedling# 44-43)) x ('Zantha'
): seedling# 46-35. American Dykes Medal 1953
"Truly Yours, Mr. Fay's white and yellow bitone, is undoubtedly the most sensational iris I got my first look at this year. On a one-year plant I could form little opinion as to ultimate size, height, and garden effect. But the individual flower was fairly large, well formed, heavy in substance, and quite unique in coloring. It is a warm white, with canary yellow areas on standards and falls (but quite differently placed as compared with those of 'Fair Elaine'
or 'Golden Treasure'
); and the under sides of the petals are yellow, giving the whole flower a most subtle play of color. The buds, of course, are yellow, and form an interesting part of the picture, especially as they have the open throats that betoken ruming. If this iris performs consistently it will be a top favorite." [John Dolman, Jr. (Pennsylvania), “From Aldan to Walden and Points North, DeForest Plicatas Outstanding,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society
, No. 123, (October 1951): 16.]
TRULY YOURS. "I believe this will be one of the really great stars of the future. It is an iris for the masses." [Mrs. M. D. Naylor (Utah), “Varietal Comment, Comments from Region 12” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society
, No. 123, (October 1951): 74.]
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