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■(TB) 'Butterscotch Kiss'

1957, Plough

'Butterscotch Kiss' (Gordon Plough, R. 1955). Seedling# 51-129-7. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1, Yellow self in effect (barium, 503/1 Wilson), orchid infusion, gold-dust glitter over all; yellow intensified in heart and on edges. Plough seedling# 49-67: ('Cascade Splendor' x 'Honeyflow') x 'Twenty Grand'. Iris Test Gardens, Eden Road 1957. HC 1955; HM 1957; JC 1958; AM 1959.

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From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1958: BUTTERSCOTCH KISS. (Plough 1957). M.L. 36 inches. No. 51-129-7. (Cascade Splendor x Honeyflow) x (Twenty Grand). Sib to Caribou Trail. A much sought after creation. The general effect is butterscotch-yellow with a gold dust glitter over all. In some lights there appears to be an orchid infusion. The closest color by Wilson is Barium 503/1. There is an intensification of yellow in the heart of the flower and on the petal edges. The large flowers are heavily substanced with the edges of the petals very heavily laced. Stock still very scarce. H. C. 1955. H. M. 1957. $35.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: BUTTERSCOTCH KISS (Plough '57) ML-36". Full sister seedling to Caribou Trail shown in color. This is more of a golden butterscotch yellow, with a gold dust glitter all over. Yellow intensified in heart of flower & along petal edges. Heavily substanced; very heavily laced. Fertile both ways. JC'58; AM'59. (Cascade Splendor x Honeyflow) X Twenty Grand). Regularly $7.50; on $10 order $4.95; on $25 order $3.95.

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ButterscotchKiss01.JPGJPG ButterscotchKiss01.JPG manage 64 K 21 Nov 2014 - 21:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ButterscotchKissIOS.jpgjpg ButterscotchKissIOS.jpg manage 15 K 10 Dec 2011 - 22:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst, UK
Butterscotch_Kiss.JPGJPG Butterscotch_Kiss.JPG manage 67 K 31 Jan 2011 - 15:45 IrisP  
butterscotchkiss01.jpgjpg butterscotchkiss01.jpg manage 70 K 25 Feb 2016 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
butterscotchkiss1.JPGJPG butterscotchkiss1.JPG manage 153 K 26 May 2020 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1970 Cooley's Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r19 - 18 Jul 2020, davepote
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