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■(BB) 'Robert Melrose'

1959, Melrose

'Robert Melrose' (J. L. Melrose, R. 1959). Seedling #M56-3. BB, 24" (61 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards amber; falls blend, plum and red, small blue blaze. 'Oriental Glory' X 'Good News'. Honorable Mention 1961. Melrose 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing: ROBERT MELROSE (Jim Melrose) 25" BORDER IRIS (Oriental Glory X Good News) Bright laughing-amber standards and falls blended in plum, brown and red, with a small blue blaze and edged amber. Good Border iris size. Net $7.50. Melrose Gardens.
From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1965: ROBERT MELROSE (Melrose) Exceptionally well branched stems carry beautifully formed flaring flowers with standards of smiling amber and colorfully blended falls involving plum, red, and brown. 2.00.

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BB_Robert_MelroseRI.jpgjpg BB_Robert_MelroseRI.jpg manage 30 K 17 Dec 2011 - 18:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ
RobertMelrose01.jpgjpg RobertMelrose01.jpg manage 136 K 26 Feb 2017 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
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