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■(TB) 'Helen Louise'

1952, Lapham

'Helen Louise' (E. Greig Lapham, R. 1951). Seedling# C-19. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-OR1, Deep salmon-pink self, red-tangerine beard. 'Barbara Luddy' x 'Paradise Pink'. Longfield 1952. High Commendation 1951 (Seedling C-19).

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From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1952: HELEN LOUISE (Lapham No. C-19) (Barbara Luddy X Paradise Pink). H.C, A.I.S. 1951. A deep salmon pink self with deep red tangerine beard. The color is clean and smooth with absolutely no markings. The ground color is in the same color classification as Afar and Hi-Time but is deeper and pinker. The flower is of good size, excellent form, with broad falls, and heavy substance. The stalks are 36 inches tall, low and excellently branched. A strong growing, free flowering plant. (In October[1951] bulletin of the American Iris Society listed in error under name "Ahoy"). $15.00

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