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■(TB) 'Anthea'

1953, Corey

'Anthea' ( Mrs. P. E. Corey, R. 1951). Seedling 50-L-1. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom. Color Class-OR1, Salmon self. 'Pink Salmon' X 'Pink Formal'. Corey 1953. High Commendation 1951.

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From AIS Bulletin #129, April 1953. Co-introducing ANTHEA H.C. '51 (Corey'53) (L-50-1) (Pink Salmon x Pink Formal). $15.00. Ruffled, semi-flaring, salmon pink self, of excellent color value in the garden. Blooms of good size and substance, beard tangerine red, height medium. Increases well. Blooms in mid-season. Stock limited. Pride's 1953.
Anthea (Corey '53) - "Most interesting shade of salmon pink of good substance. Flaring falls with a slight ruffling, height about 36". Has a long period of bloom." [“Region 15, Varietal Comments,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.]

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