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■(TB) 'Amber Gem'

1946, Salbach

'Amber Gem' ( Carl Salbach R. 1946) TB Midseason bloom. Color Class-S6D. Parentage Unknown. Honorable Mention 1947. Slightly sweet fragrance. Citations: A.I.S. Bulletin 106:126(July 1947).

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1947: AMBER GEM. (Salbach 1946). Parentage unknown. Large blooms in shades of bright chestnut brown and gold. Standards are rich golden brown shading to gold at base. Golden style arms. Large broad falls of bright chestnut brown with prominent veining of deeper brown. Blooms are of heavy substance, beautifully poised on well branched 36" stems. Vigorous grower and rapid increaser. Very distinct. An iris that will become immensely popular. Stock limited. $15.00.
From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1953: AMBER GEM (Salbach '46) 36". HM '47. Extremely large and vigorous chestnut brown and gold iris. $1.35.
From Schreiners Catalog, 1952: AMBER GEM (Salbach 1946) EM. 36". Strikingly large, subdued rose with blending of chestnut gold--in effect a glowing rose amber. Vigorous and well branched. Plant in partial shade. $2.50.
Sold in the following catalogs: Easy Breeze 1953; Salbach 1946, 1947; Schreiner's 1952; Tell 1947.

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