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■(TB) 'Truly Yours'

1948/49, Fay

'Truly Yours' (Orville Fay) 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.

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From Fay catalog, 1956: Truly Yours (1949) $7.50. No. 46-35-44-43 X Zantha .DYKES MEDAL 1953. A truly new flower and combination of color in the Iris world. The buds are bright yellow because the under side of the open fall is yellow and the top side is faced with white. The heart of the flower is bright yellow, which shades off to almost white at the bottom of the falls and the top of the standards. Both standards and falls are ruffled. The haft is very wide with gold threads radiating from the yellow beard. It blooms very late in the season; is winter hardy; 38 inches tall. H.C. l949; A.M. 1951; No. 1, 100 Best 1955.
"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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Truly_Yours_fl.jpgjpg Truly_Yours_fl.jpg manage 37 K 21 Feb 2011 - 19:40 IrisP  
trulyyours01.jpgjpg trulyyours01.jpg manage 44 K 22 Aug 2014 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
trulyyours05.jpgjpg trulyyours05.jpg manage 53 K 22 Jul 2014 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
trulyyours_jb.jpgjpg trulyyours_jb.jpg manage 70 K 25 Apr 2013 - 01:43 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton
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