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(TB) 'Café Au Lait'

1938, Graham

'Café Au Lait' (Sam Graham, R. 1935). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S4L. Slight fragrance. 'Henri Rivière' X 'King Midas'. Honorable Mention 1937. Graham 1938. Quality Gardens 1938.

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From Quality Gardens catalog, 1938: CAFÉ AU LAIT (Graham 1CJ3 8) M 40". A stunning new color break of great beauty. A soft creamy tan self, with orange and gold shading. The coloring is charming and subtle, but brilliant too. The form of the large flower is almost perfect. The stalk is tall and sturdy and well branched. The plant is very hardy and increases well. HM, A.l.S, JCJ37. $25.00.
Citations: Bull, A.I.S. 66:88 (Sept. 1937).
Café au Lait. A beautifully formed flower with ruffled S. and ashes of roses F. An iris that will travel far. [Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, 'Varietal Notes 1938&', A.I.S. Bulletin 72 (January 1939): 11.]
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