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(TB) 'Fond Wish'

1966, Smith

'Fond Wish'. (Eva Smith, R. 1966). Seedling# 64-693. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-V4Ycm, Standards light orchid; falls cream with orchid border; bright tangerine beard; lacy, ruffled. 'Rippling Waters' X 'Lovely Letty'. Smith 1967.

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FOND WISH (Smith '67). "The newest member here and the one with the most ruffles and lace and the brightest petal color and the most intense beard. Further it is accented with beautiful form and a well-budded threeway branched stem. Proving very floriferous and vigorous for two seasons, with no serious faults to list to date. A very overlooked variety whose merit has been greatly underrated." [Roger R. Nelson (Wayne, Nebraska), “An Extra Dimension” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 196, (January 1970): 8.

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