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■(TB) 'Bright Song'

1947, Schroeder

'Bright Song' ( Ralph Schroeder, R. 1947). TB, Early/Midseason bloom. Color Class-R7M. ( 'Midwest Gem' x 'Far West') x ( 'Morocco Rose')) x ( 'China Maid' x 'Golden Eagle'). Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957: BRIGHT SONG (Schroeder 1949). E. 38 in. A very tall raspberry-pink of great brilliancy with a prominent tangerine beard. It has extra fine growing qualities with tall, well branched stems. This striking Iris is original in its coloring and one of the most brilliant in our gardens. H.M. 1950. Each $1.50; 3 for $3.75
BRIGHT SONG. "Came to me very poorly recommended but as it grows here it was a lovely orchid pink flower with great color value." [Mrs. M. D. Naylor (Utah), “Varietal Comment, Comments from Region 12” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 123, (October 1951): 74.]
 
From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: BRIGHT SONG. (Schroeder, 1949). Early bloom. 38 inches. A casually ruffled bright pink flower of great brilliance. In our gardens it was perhaps one of the finest, most brilliant of the "raspberry pinks" with a prominent tangerine beard. Extra fine growing qualities with tall, very well-branched stems. It is a striking new Iris, original in coloring and poise. H.M., 1950. $2.00
 


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