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■(SDB) 'Hammered Copper'

1974, Roberts

'Hammered Copper' (Earl Roberts, R. 1972). Seedling# 72R11. SDB, 13" (33 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light beige-tan with lavender at base; falls deep copper, lighter at haft to end of beard; blue beard with tangerine tip. ('Mandarin Jewel' X seedling# 68R9: ('Amber Shadow' x 'Lenna M'). E. Roberts 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #214 July 1974 Introducing HAMMERED COPPER. 13", 72411: ((Mandarin Jewel x 68R9: (Amber Shadow x Lenna M.). Here is a real jewel from our pink by-products. Judging from this year's seedlings, this may be a better breeder than Dove Wings, throwing clean colors with no haft marks. Domed S., light pinkish tan with lavender base; flared F. deep copper, lighter area at the clean hafts; beards heavy tangerine with hint of blue at base. A completely new color for this class of irises. HC 1972. $10.00. Roberts.

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