■(TB) 'Fresno Flash'
, R. 1982). Seedling# 78-74-5. TB, 35.5" (90 cm). Late midseason bloom. Ruffled full orange; prominent dark orange beard. Seedling# 75-15-2: ('Fresno Calypso'
x 'Orange Empire'
) X seedling# 75-5-2: (seedling# 70-1: (('Ballerina'
x 'Orange Crush'
) x Sexton seedling# 3565) x 'Fresno Calypso'
). Rialto Gardens 1983. Honorable Mention 1985; Favorite Guest 1986.
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| From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing FRESNO FLASH (Weiler '83) 90 cm (35"). A very broad, full orange self, this is our most intensely colored orange iris to date. Standards are closed, and the widely flaring falls with gentle ruffling flash huge deep orange beards. 3-4 branched stalks with 8-10 flowers start late and last until after most other cultivars are finished. Vigorous and pod fertile. #78-74-5: (Fresno Calypso x Orange Empire) X (((Ballerina x Orange Crush) x Sexton 35-65) x Fresno Calypso). $25.00. Rialto Gardens.
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