(TB) 'Clair De Lune'
'Clair De Lune'
, 1954). Seedling# 4711. TB, 36", Midseason to late bloom, Color Class-Y1. Yellow self, (Wilson 60/32), slightly deeper beard. (('Purissima
' x 'Matula
') x 'Gilt Edge
') X 'Glad Tidings
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| From Fleur De Lis Gardens 1956: CLARE DE LUNE (Whiting 1955) M. L. 36 in. ( (Purissima x Matula) x Gilt Edge) x Glad Tidings. A very large iris of excellent form with broad, rounded and cleanly tailored petals. A lovely shade of cool lemon to Calcedony yellow with the wide, closely domed stands being just a shade deeper, toward Cadmium lemon, this gives the appearance of a reverse bitone in the garden. The immense, flaring flowers are in keeping with the strong, well branched stalks. 15.00.
| There is an iris registered by John Wareham in 1925 as Clair de Lune; designated Obsolete in 1959 checklist, p. 39; name released in 1954 to Mrs. C. Whiting. However, the original Clair de Lune by Wareham has been found still growing and is listed as ' Clair De Lune by Wareham'
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