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(TB) 'Autumn Afternoon'

1955, Brown

'Autumn Afternoon' (G. Percy Brown, R. 1954). TB, 28" (71 cm), June and Oct. Color Class-O3, Yellow-beige, and rose-blush. 'Sally Ann' x 'Autumn Twilight'. Brown 1955.

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From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Autumn Afternoon-$1.00- (Sally Ann X Autumn Twilight) S. Apricot Yellow, closed- F. Pink Lavender. A summer rebloomer.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: AUTUMN AFTERNOON (Brown '55) E-24". A new color combination with standards in clear apricot yellow, flaring falls in pinkish lavender. Very strong tendency for re-blooming, usually early. Percy reports this began blooming 1st of Aug., stalks were still coming on in early Oct. Every sizeable rhizome re-bloomed. Sets seed, but no pollen. (Sally Ann X Autumn Twilight). Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.35; on $25 order $1.25.

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