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■(TB) 'Gersdorff-Sass Hybrid'

1955, Austin

'Gersdorff-Sass Hybrid' (Lloyd Austin, 1955). Not Registered. TB. 28". Very early bloom. Standards parchment flushed mulberry; Falls parchment overlaid mulberry-pink; lemon-yellow hafts, beards and style crests. Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens 1955.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog, 1955: Gersdorff-Sass Hybrid. VE. 28". The most unusual and stunning of all, colored like Dresden china. A combination not duplicated even in the multitude of spring bloomers. S smooth parchment, flushed mulberry; F mulberry-pink, overlaid on a parchment ground and with a most striking lemon-yellow haft, beard and style crests. Fine large flowers. $1.00
From Mrs. Henry L. Shields, El Paso, TX: Gersdorff-Sass Hybrid is in bloom now, November 8. There are 3 bloom stalks with a total of 13 buds and I'm enchanted with the "difference" of the coloring. It does speak well for your stock.


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Gersdorff-SassBHI1.JPGJPG Gersdorff-SassBHI1.JPG manage 102 K 24 Jan 2017 - 15:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Topic revision: r5 - 17 Aug 2021, Harloiris
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