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(TB) 'Desert Dawn'

1931, Andrews

'Desert Dawn' (Darwin Andrews, 1931) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S4. 'Candlelight' x 'Amerind'.

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From Maple Valley Iris Garden catalog, 1937: DESERT DAWN (And. 1931) VL 36 in. A fine blue lavender with a warm central glow of golden yellow. Its heavy and lasting substance keep it well to the last of the season. 25c
DESERT DAWN (Andrews 1931) L. 38". A late blooming iris of great charm. A lavender and yellow blend with the golden center extending almost to the tip of the standards and falls. An improvement on 'Candlelight' with larger flowers and taller stalks and much hardier. $.50 [1937 Quality Gardens catalog, Freeport, IL]

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Topic revision: r5 - 31 Jan 2018, Betsy881
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