(TB) 'Autumn Twilight'

1971, Brown

'Autumn Twilight' ( G. P. Brown, R. 1971). TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards brownish yellow; Falls light yellow. 'Autumn Sunset' X 'September Sparkler'. Brown's Everblooming Iris 1945.

AUTUMN TWILIGHT (Brown 1948) L. A fall blooming iris that is dependable in flowering even in New England, where most of these do not perform well on account of our shorter season. The closed standards are ecru in color, with no veining, and have a sparkling finish. The semi-drooping falls are lavender in the center, bordered with a brown edging. Hafts ecru with lavender reticulations. Blooms in August, September, and October. Floriferous and increases rapidly. Well branched with nine buds. 32 in. $8.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1948.]

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JPEGjpg AutumnTwilight01.jpg r1 manage 56.7 K 2013-11-26 - 03:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
JPEGJPG AutumnTwilight02.JPG r1 manage 113.0 K 2016-12-04 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
JPEGjpg Autumn_Twi-re._stem.jpg r1 manage 414.6 K 2016-10-20 - 18:11 DaveinPA Rebloom stem showing the many buds
JPEGJPG Autumn_twi-re._2.JPG r1 manage 1283.4 K 2016-10-20 - 18:11 DaveinPA Twin blossoms, Oct. 2016, Zone 6a
JPEGjpg autumntwilight02.jpg r1 manage 47.8 K 2014-08-21 - 02:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
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