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■(TB) 'Dawn Crest'

1957, DeForest

'Dawn Crest' (Fred DeForest, R. 1957). Seedling 57-9S. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. (Recorded Color Class-R4 used 39 chart, we correct to O4Y 1949 revision), Standards pink, falls yellow. 'Frances Kent' X pink seedling Irisnoll 1960. Honorable Mention 1960. Award of Merit 1962.

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Dawn CrestPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto scanned from the 1965 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurinfrom Cooley


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: DAWN CREST (De Forest '60) M. 36 in. (Frances Kent x Apple Valley sib.). A new bitone from Kent lines, with rich apricot orange, pink flushed standards and lemon yellow gilt touched falls. Large and showy. A.M. 1962. 15.00.
Cooley's Gardens 1965. Considered by the late Fred DeForest as one of his all time finest productions. Standards are bright orange-pink, three inches wide, and ruffled. Falls, yellowish ivory, measure a good three inches at the haft and are flaring. Up to nine flowers per 3-foot well branched stem. HM AIS, 1960; AM 1962.

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DawnCrest_catalog.jpgjpg DawnCrest_catalog.jpg manage 66 K 24 Apr 2013 - 01:04 DavidPotembski from Cooley's Catalog 1965
Dawn_Crest.JPGJPG Dawn_Crest.JPG manage 74 K 01 Feb 2011 - 15:41 IrisP  
dawncrest01.JPGJPG dawncrest01.JPG manage 123 K 11 Jun 2020 - 02:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
dawncrest02.JPGJPG dawncrest02.JPG manage 121 K 11 Jun 2020 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
dawncrest1.JPGJPG dawncrest1.JPG manage 267 K 12 May 2016 - 20:55 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
dawncrest2.JPGJPG dawncrest2.JPG manage 243 K 12 May 2016 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
dawncrest9.JPGJPG dawncrest9.JPG manage 313 K 19 Sep 2020 - 14:38 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 19 Sep 2020, TerryLaurin
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