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■(TB) 'Apricot Supreme'

1951, Tompkins

'Apricot Supreme' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1951). TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-OR1, Apricot-toned shell-pink self, geranium-red beard. (('Springmaid' x 'Far West') x ( 'Flora Zenor' x Loomis seedling SQ 73) x (Hall seedling 4205 x 'Pink Salmon')). Fleur de Lis 1951. High Commendation 1950 (under name); Honorable Mention 1951.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: APRICOT SUPREME (Tompkins 1951) M. 38-40 in. (((Spring Maid x Far West) x Flora Zenor) x (Hall 42-05 x Loomis Sq73)) x Pink Salmon. A tall, very well branched iris of deep apricot coloring. The flowers are large with broad heavily substanced petals, and the beard is very full and of an extremely brilliant shade of apricot red. H.M. 1951. $3.00.

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