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(AB) 'Lunar Mist'

1953, Tompkins

'Lunar Mist' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1953). Eupogocyclus hybrid, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y5, Light amber blended with lavender-blue. ( 'Congrès' x 'Madame Louis Aureau') X ( 'Golden Hind' x 'Wabash'). Fleur de Lis 1953.

Also listed in TB web. 'Lunar Mist'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens 1956. LUNAR MIST (Tompkins 1953) M. 36 in. (Congres x M. L. Aureau) x (Golden Hind x Wabash). From an oncobred and tall bearded line, this is a very lovely and most unusual iris. The flowers are very large and of a most unusual shade of greenish yellow or amber with a lavender blue flush over the falls. The blue flush is almost a powdered on overlay and a few near invisible stitchings and veinings are present on the falls. Heavy substance and smooth finish . Stock limited this year. Net 1.00.

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Topic revision: r4 - 17 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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