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■(AB) 'Tropical Sunset'

1982, Wight

'Tropical Sunset' OGB (John Wight, R. 1982). Seedling78-38. AB, 24" (61 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards lightly ruffled light lavender, veined red; old gold styles tinged with red; Falls red with 1/4" rim of gold; black arrow-shaped signal; golden bronze beard. 'Turkish Tracery' X 'Grand Vizier'. Wight's Iris Garden, 1983.

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Photo by Dolores Bates


From AIS Bulletin #250, July 1983 Introducing TROPICAL SUNSET (J. C. Wight) AB (OGB), 24", M-L. Light lavender stands veined red. Red falls rimmed old gold; black signals. Gold-bronzed beards. $20.00. Wight's Iris Delights.

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