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■(TB) 'Desert Song'

1946, Fay

'Desert Song' ( Orville Fay, R. 1946). TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class W4. No fragrance. 'Snow Flurry' x 'Golden Eagle'. Fay 1946. Honorable Mention A.I.S. 1946; Award of Merit A.I.S. 1949.

1949 Checklist citation: Bull. A.I.S. 115:5 Oct. 1949.

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From Fay Gardens catalog, 1947: DESERT SONG No. 44-47 (1946). Snow Flurry x Golden Eagle. $15. This Iris was bred especially to fill a need in the light yellow or cream class. The large, flaring and ruffled flowers are of nice proportions and bloom over a very long season. The flower is a cream self. The haft is clean and the beard yellow. The stalk is very strong, well-branched and 40 inches tall. Mid-season. Very large plants and a fast increaser. Winter hardy. H. M. 1946.
'Desert Song' (Fay, 1946) Each $3.00. New cream self, beautifully ruffled with extra large flowers of excellent proportion. Texture is especially heavy and the flowers last a long time in either rain or heat. Stems reach a height of 3 feet. HM AIS, 1946; AM, 1949. Cooley's Iris catalog 1952, p. 12.
 


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DesertSong11.JPGJPG DesertSong11.JPG manage 63 K 14 Aug 2021 - 21:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesertSong12BHI.jpgjpg DesertSong12BHI.jpg manage 69 K 17 Apr 2012 - 18:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesertSongAA.jpgjpg DesertSongAA.jpg manage 46 K 15 Feb 2011 - 16:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Desert_Song.JPGJPG Desert_Song.JPG manage 67 K 01 Feb 2011 - 16:27 IrisP  
Desert_Song_KWW.jpgjpg Desert_Song_KWW.jpg manage 45 K 22 Jan 2017 - 19:13 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Wildwood Garden, Molalla, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
IMG_4884.jpgjpg IMG_4884.jpg manage 53 K 17 Feb 2017 - 20:06 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2013, Westminster, MD
desertsong.jpgjpg desertsong.jpg manage 71 K 24 Oct 2013 - 23:16 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
desertsong01.JPGJPG desertsong01.JPG manage 72 K 06 Aug 2015 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
desertsong09.JPGJPG desertsong09.JPG manage 401 K 12 Oct 2020 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1949 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
desertsong1.JPGJPG desertsong1.JPG manage 487 K 09 May 2018 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
desertsong2.JPGJPG desertsong2.JPG manage 446 K 09 May 2018 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
desertsong3.JPGJPG desertsong3.JPG manage 117 K 11 Jun 2020 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
desertsong4.JPGJPG desertsong4.JPG manage 129 K 11 Jun 2020 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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