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(BB) 'Penny Arcade'

1960, Kleinsorge-Hager

'Penny Arcade' (Rudolph Kleinsorge - Ben Hager, R. 1960). Seedling #424-B. BB, 24" (61 cm). Late midseason bloom. Copper-brown self. 'Thotmes III' X 'Cascade Splendor'. Melrose-Raleigh Hills 1960. Honorable Mention 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #157, April 1960. Introducing PENNY ARCADE (R. E. Kleinsorge 1960) 26". (Thotmes III X Cascade Splendor). Take a peek into the fabulous world of nature's realm and here behold one of the finest creations of the handiwork there displayed. A new border iris in warm copper brown with wide ruffled petals, domed standards and carried on well branched stems. The color spreads, with molten glow, smoothly over the entire :flower. Drop enough pennies in the "machine" and this little charmer will appear in your garden to give magic to every enchanting spring. Net $10.00. Melrose/Raleigh Hills.

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