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■(TB) 'Chant'

1960, Craig

'Chant' (Tom Craig, R. 1960). Seedling# R-8-7. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards deep port wine; falls mascara with bright gold sheen. (('Cordovan' x 'Molten') x (('China Maid' x 'Tiffany') x 'Aztec Copper')) X 'Harvest Tone'. Craig 1960.

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Chant.jpgChant by JanLauritzen.jpgChant by JanLauritzen 2.jpg

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: CHANT Craig '60) E.L. 40 in. (((Cordovan x Molten) x ((China Maid x Tiffany) x Aztec Copper))) x Harvest Tone. A huge and very showy new reverse bicolor blend. Wide, ruffled, domed stands of deep purple red and falls of rich Mascara, blended copper leaf and with gilted lacquer-like finish. 15.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: CHANT (Craig '60) E-L-30". A very heavy re-bloomer. Standards deep port wine; falls strikingly done in deep metallic brown-red, with copper leaf sheen & golden iridescence. A top quality Iris of elegant form with fine wide branching. Should be a wonderful parent for re·bloomers. ((Cordovan x Molten) x ((China Maid x Tiffany) x Aztec Copper)) X Harvest Tone. Regularly $12.50; on $15 order $7.50; on $25 order $4.95; 3 for $14.10.
 

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-04-29
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Chant.jpgjpg Chant.jpg manage 106 K 14 Aug 2015 - 01:31 Main.hrandiac This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog.
Chant_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Chant_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 29 Apr 2010 - 21:35 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
Chant_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg Chant_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 74 K 29 Apr 2010 - 21:35 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
Topic revision: r12 - 29 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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