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■(TB) 'Belle Prairie'

1960, Schmelzer

'Belle Prairie' (Hazel Schmelzer, R. 1958). Seedling# 36-H-57. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-YOSM, Tan and medium pink blend, gold bar on haft. 'Hazel E.' x 'Happy Birthday'. Schmelzer 1960.

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From AIS Bulletin #157, April 1960. Introducing BELLE PRAIRIE-A blending of tan and medium pink with lime and fawn shadings. Outstanding form. Schmelzer Iris Garden.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BELLE PRAIRIE (Schm. '60) M.L. 40 in. (Hazel E. x H. Birthday). A gigantic flower of spreading form with heavily ruffled and rippled flowers. Well domed stands and flaring falls. The color is a blending of tans, pinks and fawn with lime overtones and a brushing of gold across the haft. Luscious. H.M. 1961. 5.00.

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