■(TB) 'Altar Light'
( Opal Brown
, R. 1953). TB, 42" (107 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3, Reverse yellow bitone. Standards light yellow, Falls cream with amber overlay at outer haft. 'Gold Ruffles'
X 'Alpine Glow'
. Honorable Mention 1954. Brown's Sunnyhill 1954.
This was Opal's first introduction which became a runner-up for Award of Merit in 1956 and was a winner of the third Premio Firenzo Award in Italy.¹
| From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1955: ALTAR LIGHT (Opal Brown '54) M.-L. 40 in. (Gold Ruffles x Alpine Glow.) Glorified Gold Ruffles (I can say this) in a very large, wide, ruffled,heavily substanced flower. Color is a light buff-yellow, shaded lighter toward center of falls. Hafts heavily lined dark amber which give the flower its strong personality. Destined to go places in popularity as well as a breeder. H.M. '54. $20.00
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