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(TB) 'Fall Favor'

1966, McGarvey

'Fall Favor' (William McGarvey, R. 1965). Seedling# 62-Y-6. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class Y1Lcm, Light yellow self; small white blaze on falls. Seedling# 55Y6 ('Prairie Sunset' x seedling# 53P1) X 'Fall Primrose'. Old Brook 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #179, January 1966. Introducing FALL FAVOR (McGarvey 1965) 36" E&Re. Blooms early in the regular TB season and again in September. Fall Favor is one of the New York-State Fair-Irises (Irises developed for exhibition in the AIS Region #2 booth at the annual exposition which is held in Syracuse, New York, during the week before Labor Day). This is a cold region rebloomer which has bloomed and rebloomed consistenly in Oswego, New York, since 1960. It has also performed very well in Greenvale, New York. 62-Y-6: (55-Y-6 X Fall Primrose). The pod parent came from Prairie Sunset X 53-P-l. This plant has an attractive, lightly ruffled, clear yellow flower. The falls are semi-flaring and carry a small white blaze in the center to bring brightness to the flower. NET $20.00. Old Brook Gardens.

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