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(TB) 'Dawn Sprite'

1957, Flory

'Dawn Sprite' (Wilmer Flory, R. 1953). Seedling 53-2). TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason to late midseason bloom. Color Class-O5, Standards pinkish buff; Falls have broad violet-flush in center, edged mauve-gray, golden-tan infusion near haft. Parentage record lost. Longfield 1957.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1957: DAWN SPRITE. The standards are pinkish buff, ruffled and erect. There is a broad violet flush on the center of each fall, with a mauve-gray edging and golden tan haft that combine to produce a most intriguing blend. The falls are gracefully ruffled and flaring, the flowers large and numerous, the plant vigorous and well branched. An Iris of rare charm and distinction. 34 inches. Midseason-late. $10.00.

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Topic revision: r6 - 06 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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