(TB) 'Empire Gem'
, R. 1972). Seedling 5134D. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards empire yellow (RHS 11A); falls same with blaze of spectrum violet (82B) at tip of beard, violet blended over portion of falls; beard brownish blend of yellow and violet; ruffled. 'Wayward Wind'
X 'Gracie Pfost'
. Redenbo 1973.
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| From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing EMPIRE GEM (Marilyn J. Redenbo) Sdlg. 5134D. TB, 34", midseason. The domed standards are empire yellow (RHS 11a). The flaring falls are empire yellow (11a) with a small blaze of spectrum violet (82b) at tip of beard. Violet blends over portion of falls. Beard is a brownish blend of yellow and violet. Flowers 6 X 5". Ruffled. Good substance. 8 buds. Fertile both way. HC 1972. Parentage: Wayward Wind X Gracie Pfost. Net $25.00. Redenbo's Iris Garden.
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