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■(TB) 'Aubanel'

1935, Cayeux

'Aubanel' (Ferdinand Cayeux, R. 1935) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S7M. 'Erromango' X 'Alice Harding'. Certificate of Merit, Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France 1935; Award of Merit 1938. Cayeux et LeClerc 1935.

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Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1935, 6e série, Tome II, p. 236.
S. ruffled, a beautiful shrimp pink, another of Cayeux masterpieces; F. same with a darker spot in center, the whole flower glistens and gleams as though the sun was in the heart. Branching fine, vigorous and with many blooms. [Lewis, Mrs. Herman E. Varietal Notes 1938, American Iris Society Bulletin 72(January 1939), 9.]
Citations: Year Book, The Iris Society(Eng.) 49, 1935; A.I.S. Bulletin 71:37(Oct. 1938)
A lovely light pink-lavender blend. In a clump, it loses color value due to its tendency to send its bloomstalks up on the outside of the clump and in a wide arc rather than straight up. [Douglas, Geddes (1942). More Variety Comments, 1942. American Iris Society Bulletin, 88(January 1943), 62.]
The very fragrant AUBANEL has ruffled standards slightly open, and shrimp pink falls with a blue blaze. I know it is popular but I am still unimpressed. [McCombs, Lila(California), A Critical Evaluation of Older Iris, American Iris Society Bulletin 110(July 1948), 54.]

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