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■(TB) 'Avalon Beckons'

2000, Nichols

'Avalon Beckons' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2000). Seedling 9543A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason late bloom. Standards pinkish lavender; Falls rose pink; beards tangerine and purple, 1/2" violet purple horn; ruffled, laced; pronounced fragrance. 'Sweet Musette' X 'Pagan Pink'. Hillcrest 2000. HC 1999 (Sdlg. 9543A).

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From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing AVALON BECKONS (R. Nichols) TB & SA 36" M-L Growers have been inquiring for three years as to the availability of this beautiful new space age iris. Plentiful stock of this exciting and beautiful iris now allows us to offer it to you. Beautifully ruffled large flowers have pinkish lavender standards with broad rose pink falls. Full tangerine beards have consistent purple ends with turn up in large horns. A touch of lace adds special charm to the flowers. Well branched stalks have 9 or more flowers. This iris is a very good grower and will not disappoint you. Fertile both ways. (Sweet Musette X Pagan Pink). $45.00. Hooker Nichols.

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Topic revision: r7 - 25 Jul 2020, davepote
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