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(TB) 'Fall Primrose'

1956, Brown

'Fall Primrose' (G. Percy Brown, R. 1953). TB, 26" (66 cm), June and rebloom October. Color Class-Y1L, Primrose-yellow self, white spot at end of yellow beard; few deeper veins on Falls. 'Redwyne' X red seedling. Brown 1956.

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From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Fall Primrose-$3.00 - (Autumn Twilight X Redwyne) Stalk 30 inches- 4 branches-8 buds. S. closed, F. slight flare. S. and F. Primrose Yellow- small White area at tip of beard. One of my best rebloomers. Reblooms in August regularly.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: FALL PRIMROSE (Brown '56) 30". A favorite of Percy's Summer Bloomers, and a real approach to everblooming! Started blooming here on July 1 & bloomed till Nov., with heaviest bloom in Sept. At Staten Island, N.Y., it started blooming in late August. In tests so far it has re-bloomed without fail. A primrose yellow self, bright yellow hafts & beard. Sets seed, has abundant pollen. Is yielding fine new remontants. Redwyne X Autumn Twilight. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.95; on 2 order $1.75.

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