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(TB) 'Artists' Dream'

1965, Sexton

'Artist's Dream' (Neva Sexton, R. 1964). Seedling 61-95. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2V, Standards white edged orchid-violet; Falls white. ('Lake Isabella' x 'Happy Deb') X 'Rococo'. Sexton 1965.

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From AIS Bulletin #177, April 1965. Introducing ARTIST'S DREAM (Sexton '65) M. 36". (Lake Isabella x Happy Deb x Rococo) This is very large, broad petaled and heavily substanced, with full, domed, ruffled standards and wide, round, and nicely ruffled semiflaring falls. The standards are white bordered orchid violet. Throat, haft, and style arms darker violet. Wide thick white beard. Falls are white. Dark purple based foliage. Perfectly branched stalks that display the many flowers to perfection. Sexton's Iris Garden.

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