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(AB) 'Cairo Sands'

1974, Slamova

'Cairo Sands' OGB- (H. Valmar Slamova by William Hawkinson, R. 1973). Seedling S 67-40. AB, 30" (76 cm). Early bloom. Standards parchment with soft pale green overlay, veined gold, tips lightly splashed violet, lightly ruffled; Falls gold with warm brown veining and dotting, some violet splashing; style arms pale gold brushed green and violet; beard brown tipped gold. 'Jallah Ad-Din' X 'Blue Gate'. Sierra Vista Iris Gardens, 1974. Honorable Mention 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing CAIRO SANDS (Slamova by Hawkinson). AB, 30". Jallah ad Din X Blue Gate. A marvelous AB in the brownish color range. Parchment stds. with pale green overlay and gold veining; falls gold with warm brown veining and dotting. Each $25.00. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.

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