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■(TB) 'Colorado Sunshine'

1978, Magee

'Colorado Sunshine' (Tom Magee, R. 1975). Seedling# 7221A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards pale yellow with yellow veining originating at midribs, touch of bright yellow on each side at base of midrib; falls ivory with yellow haft markings, extending narrowly on rim edge; ivory beard, tip grading to orange at center; heavily ruffled. 'Kingdom' X 'Tycoon's Gold'. Wedow Iris 1978. President's Cup 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing COLORADO SUNSHINE (Magee '78). TB, 35", ML. Bright white waves of mile high sunlight. Upright pale yellow standards. Wide, flaring, ivory falls. Gold sunbeams radiate to touch strong midrib, stripe large ivory stylearm, splash at haft extending narrowly down top edge of falls, and to accent ivory beard with orange-gold at throat. Underside gold falls exposed by up-waving ruffles. Falls and standards have bountiful, heavy ruffles. (Kingdom X Tycoon's Gold). EC 1977, HC 1977. $25.00. Wedow Iris Garden.

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iris-ColoradoSunshine-L1060944.jpgjpg iris-ColoradoSunshine-L1060944.jpg manage 71 K 01 Jun 2011 - 15:52 Main.newdaygardens Colorado Sunshine submitted by
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