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■(TB) 'Coraband'

1963, Hamblen

'Coraband' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1963). Seedling# H8-67. TB. Early to late bloom. Color Class OY4W, Standards coral-buff; falls white, coral-buff border; orange beard. 'Glittering Amber' X Tompkins seedling# 55-162: ((('Chantilly' x 'Lavender And Gold Lace') x reciprocal cross)) x 'Honeyflow'))). Mission Bell 1963. High Commendation 1960; Honorable Mention 1964; Judges Choice 1965; Award of Merit 1966.

Alternate spelling: 'Corabande'

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From Mission Bell Gardens catalog, 1963: CORABANDE (Hamblen) Early to late. 36". Coral-buff standards with matching style arms; smooth white falls with a heavy border of deeper coral-buff set off by a fiery orange beard. Heavily substanced, wide petals: standards cupped, falls horizontally flared. All flower parts ruffled and laced in a pleasing manner. Strong stalks, vigorous growth. (Glittering Amber) X (Tompkins 55 - 162: (((Chantilly x Lavender and Gold Lace) x Reciprocal cross) x Honeyflow)). HC '60. No. HB-67. Net 20.00.
CORABANDE (Hamblen). Mrs. Hamblen says she "dreamed up" the name after learning her first choice was not available. She had thought of it as a three-syllable word, but noting the proneness of people to add a syllable, as though the name were spelled Corabandy, she has accepted that pronunciation. [“A Few Pronunciations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #171(October 1963): 111.]

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11_Nov_2014_014.jpgjpg 11_Nov_2014_014.jpg manage 131 K 17 Nov 2014 - 07:08 Main.firecentaurr Coraband, Centaurii Irises, NZ
11_Nov_2014_017.jpgjpg 11_Nov_2014_017.jpg manage 152 K 17 Nov 2014 - 07:08 Main.firecentaurr Interior Coraband-centaurii Irises Nov nz
11_Nov_2014_018.jpgjpg 11_Nov_2014_018.jpg manage 108 K 17 Nov 2014 - 07:07 Main.firecentaurr Coraband - Nov 2014 centaurii irises, NZ
Coraband02.jpgjpg Coraband02.jpg manage 73 K 02 Jun 2014 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
coraband.JPGJPG coraband.JPG manage 840 K 12 Jun 2018 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
coraband01.jpgjpg coraband01.jpg manage 69 K 06 Nov 2013 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
coraband02.JPGJPG coraband02.JPG manage 821 K 27 Mar 2016 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
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