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■(BB) 'Molten Glass'

1968, Marsh

'Molten Glass' ( James Marsh, R. 1968). Seedling #66-1. BB, 26" (66 cm). Midseason bloom. Very bright orange self; deep red beard. 'Prairie Blaze' seedling X Palmer orange seedling. Marsh 1969. High Commendation 1968; Honorable Mention 1970; Judges Choice 1970, 1971; Award of Merit 1972; Knowlton Medal 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing MOLTEN GLASS (Marsh '69). M. 28". Sdlg. 66-1. Prairie Blaze sdlg. X Palmer P5162F. This border bearded has medium size flowers that are lightly ruffled, with flaring falls and stiff standards that stand slightly open, showing a brilliant deep red beard. It is a self of the smoothest and brightest orange we have seen on an iris. The flowers do not fade in the sun and have fine substance. The branching is low and excellent, carrying up to nine flowers. The blue-green foliage is very short, giving the whole plant fine balance. It is a good increaser and is fertile both ways. HM '68. $15.00 each, two for $25.00, three or more $10.00 each. James Marsh.

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