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■ (AB) 'Pink Marble'

1955, Austin

'Pink Marble' OB- (Lloyd Austin, R. 1955). Seedling OB-32B. IB Hybr. , 24” (61 cm), Early bloom. Orchid rose self. 'Chérie' X 'Capitola'. Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens, 1955. It has creamy white variegations in leaves that are not noted in official registration.

NOTE; Also listed in IB web: 'Pink Marble' See below:
Photo by Cindy RiveraPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Rick Tasco


From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: PINK MARBLE (Austin'55) E-24". White marbling in green leaves is a curious, decorative, phe-nomenon giving an appearance quite distinct from striping in leaves of Zebra. A bright orchid-rose self, full, rounded, with broad petals, stiffly arched standards. Rhizomes naturally small. Cherie X Capitola. Regularly $1.50; on $10 order $1.25; on $25 order $1.05.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-01-21
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PinkMarble01.JPGJPG PinkMarble01.JPG manage 101 K 04 Dec 2014 - 01:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PinkMarble02.JPGJPG PinkMarble02.JPG manage 77 K 23 Mar 2015 - 18:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
PinkMarble33.jpgjpg PinkMarble33.jpg manage 42 K 12 Jan 2011 - 18:23 BetsyHiggins Photo by Rick Tasco
Pink_Marble_-_Rivera.jpgjpg Pink_Marble_-_Rivera.jpg manage 43 K 30 Jan 2010 - 20:21 BetsyHiggins Photo by Cindy Rivera
Topic revision: r19 - 07 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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