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■(TB) 'Embellishment'

1986, Innerst

'Embellishment' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1985). Seedling 1125-13. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Heavily laced mid-orange; self beard; slight spicy fragrance. 'Summer Love' X 'Yubblegum'. Innerst 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing EMBELLISHMENT (lnnerst '86) Sdlg. 1125-13. TB, 32" EM season. Summer Love X Yubblegum. EC, HC '83. We call it a medium orange. However, it has been referred to as an apricot pink, a plain orange self, self beards. Embellished with HEAVY lace. Extremely showy in a clump, excellent garden value. Excellent stalk, 7 or more buds. Fertile both ways. $25.00. Sterling Innerst.
"EMBELLISHMENT ('86) has a little more of a peach influence in its pink [than 'Sterling Blush'], but the bud count and vigor are definitely improved. Both varieties are heavily laced, yet seem to open properly without twisting or "getting stuck" in the bud." [Perry Dyer (Oklahoma), “Melrose Gardens”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 263, (October 1986): 20-21.]

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