■(TB) 'At Dawning'
( James Kirkland
, R. 1933) 36", Midseason bloom. Standards crystalline mother of pearl, very slight gold base; Falls rose-pink, gold lined hafts; golden orange beards. Kirkland 1935. Honorable Mention 1936; Award of Merit 1938.
1939 Checklist citations: Bull. A.I.S. *63:62 Oct. 1936; Bull. A.I.S. *71:37 Oct. 1938.
Additional nursery listings: Iris City 1940.
| From Iris City Gardens catalog, 1940: AT DAWNING: M. 36 in. This is one of the most attractive and unusual flowers in the garden. There is nothing else even similar to it--a pink amoena with white standards, faintly flushed pink and wide falls of clear arbutus pink. The flowers are large, well formed and gracefully carried. H. M., 1936.R. 88. $1.50
| AT DAWNING (Kirkland 1935), a large flower of good form, but somewhat lacking in substance. Standards creamy pink, falls light violet with orange flush at the haft and gold beard. 30". Wants seeing in shade and not in full sun. [Pilkington G. L., Iris Notes, American Iris Society Bulletin 74< (July 1939), 35.]
| See John C. Wister Collection, Scott Arboretum Archives, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
| At Dawning: (A) (Kirkland) 1. Pleasing approach to white and deep pink bi-color. (Tenn.) 2. Excellent in every way. (Tenn.) [1934 Comments by Accredited Judges, <merican Iris Society Bulletin 55</(February 1935), 79.]
| Sold from the following catalogs: Tell 1947.
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