■(TB) 'Flight Of Angels'
'Flight Of Angels'
, R. 1967). Seedling# T64-21. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Snow white self. 'Celestial Swan'
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. Melrose 1968. High Commendation 1967, Honorable Mention 1969, Judges Choice 1969, Cook Memorial Cup 1968, Award of Merit 1971.
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| From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1968: FLIGHT OF ANGELS (Collie Terrell '68} 40" Midseason. (Celestial Swan X Music Maker). A photo of the single flower does not tell the entire story, so we are showing a clump shot of the same iris. Now do you see what inspired the name? The wide feather-fluted petals in their immaculate whiteness seem to be taking wing and flying to the very gates of Heaven, their home. Diamond coruscations sparkle from the transplendant and spacious blossoms poised in classical formation on strong, excellently branched stems with many buds, so that when the first of the"Angels" has gone, there are many more to take their place. The closed standards and flaring falls are convoluted and involuted, pleated and scalloped in such complexity that no mere flower could encompass it all and yet the facts are that this is a flower that will continue its unvaried performance in your garden each spring and this is insured by the vitality of the robust plants. $25.00
| Other references: AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 12.
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