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■(AB) 'Silken Blend'

1975, Foster

'Silken Blend' OGB (Doris Foster, R. 1975). Seedling 74-5-7. AB, 33" (84 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards cream, blended turquoise, violet and gold with blue violet edging, green veining; styles gold, strongly veined green; Falls rich yellow with iridescent overlay of blue green; small V-signal of dark maroon around bronze beard; maroon dotting around signal; ruffled. Seedling 67-2-2: ('Beisan Aga' x 'Imaret') X seedling 66-28-4: (seedling 64-4-3: (('Jallah Effendi' x 'Kalifa Baltis') x (('Kalifa Gulnare' x 'Imam Ahmid') x ('Imam Ahmid' x 'Kalifa Gulnare'))) x 'Bethlehem Star'). Foster, 1975. Honorable Mention 1977.

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From Foster Iris catalog, 1975: SILKEN BLEND (Foster) E-M. 33". Best described as a cream and green amoena. Ruffled wide standards are a delectable blend of cream, turquoise, violet and gold, veined green - sometimes edged pale blue-violet. Fringed style crests are gold striped green. Broad slightly recurved falls are a rich yellow with irridescent overlay of blue-green. Maroon vertical line signal. Matching dotting of maroon around dark old gold beard. Different. #74-5-7. Seedlings 67-2-2 X 66-28-4, involving Beisen Aga, Imaret, Bethlehem Star and Wilkes' GM8 X MG8. $20

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