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■(TB) 'Carmela'

1955, Schreiner

'Carmela' (Robert Schreiner, R. 1954) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. color code = O1. Apricot-russet self, copper infusion. 'Russet Wings' x ('Midwest Gem' x 'Chantilly'). Schreiner 1955. Honorable Mention 1955. Award of Merit 1958

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: CARMELA (Schreiner '55) M-38". This bewitching creation is so very lacy & exotic I am picturing it in full color. Several have characterized it as laciest and loveliest of this new race. In colors of fawn & honey, is sure to captivate you. Petals broad, form superb. A radiant, glamorous Iris personality. HM'55, AM'58. (Russet Wings X (Midwest Gem x Chantilly). Regularly $2.50; on $10 order $2.00; on $25 order $1.75.

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Carmela.jpgjpg Carmela.jpg manage 426 K 07 Jan 2014 - 02:07 Main.davepote Cooley's Iris catalog 1961
Carmela2(01)BHI.JPGJPG Carmela2(01)BHI.JPG manage 3 MB 06 Feb 2019 - 15:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
carmela1.JPGJPG carmela1.JPG manage 91 K 12 Apr 2020 - 18:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
Topic revision: r15 - 12 Apr 2020, TLaurin
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