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■ (AB) 'Pink Betterment'

1985, Peterson

'Pink Betterment' OGB (Les Peterson, R. 1984) 26" (66 cm) Midseason bloom. Standards rich pink with very faint lavender overlay; Falls slightly darker; black beard; tailored; slight sweet fragrance. 'Esther's Son' X 'Heart Stealer'. Aril Society, Peterson 1985. Honorable Mention 1989, Award of Merit 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing PINK BETTERMENT-AB (1/2), 26" (66 cm), M-L. Large, rich medium pink. Almost a self except the falls are an unnoticeable tint darker-both very lightly tinted soft lavender. The beards are black. An iris for working toward a super pink arilbred. A charming garden specimen. Esther's Son X Heart Stealer. $20.00. Les Peterson.

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pinkbetterment4.jpgjpg pinkbetterment4.jpg manage 52 K 24 May 2013 - 22:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Betsy Higgins
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