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■(TB) 'Grecian Melody'

1975, Roberts

'Grecian Melody' (Earl Roberts, R. 1973). Seedling# 71R38. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards greenish flesh with heavy lavender flush on midrib; falls lavender with bluer blaze at tip of dull orange beard, olive hafts; ruffled. 'Pipes Of Pan' X 'Frosty Waves'. E Roberts 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #216 January 1975 Introducing GRECIAN MELODY. TB, 30", 71R38 (Pipes of Pan X Frosty Waves). HC 1973. $25.00. A new iris proven hardy in zero and below winters and flooding spring rains. Well domed standards are greenish flesh shaded lavender on the ribs; flared falls lavender with bluer blaze at tip of dull orange beard, olive hafts; petals ruffled; well branched, 9-10 buds. Roberts.

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