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(TB) 'Kentucky Beauty'

1943, Carpenter

'Kentucky Beauty' (Carl Carpenter, R. 1943) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9M. 'Coral' x 'Rameses'. Carpenter 1943.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1948: KENTUCKY BEAUTY (C. Carpenter 1943) M. Lighter than Lighthouse, this iris gives the effect of bright rose. The standards are arched and domed with a strong midrib of white showing through the rose. The semi-flaring falls are not quite as dark as the American Beauty Rose. An iris elf quality and very effective in the garden. R. 86 1943. 38 in. $4.00

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