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■(TB) 'Love Letters'

1968, Keppel

'Love Letters' (Keith Keppel, R. 1966). Seedling# 63-109B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-O5Ycm, Standards light apricot flushed pink; falls straw with deeper hafts, overlaid with maroon penciling; Indian orange beard. Witteman seedling# 14-55: (('Pink Formal' x 'Pink Sensation') x 'Claudia Rene') X 'Frances Kent' x 'Mary Randall'). Keppel 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #190 July 1968 Introducing LOVE LETTERS ML. 32". Standards peach pink and light apricot; falls pale straw yellow to cream. Peach hafts with maroon "pencilling" which softens as the flower ages. Red-orange beard. Definitely not a "judge's" iris, as standards over-balance the falls and many flowers show a slight irregularity in form. Medium size, good branching. ((PINK FORMAL X PINK SENSATION X CLAUDIA RENE) X FRANCES KENT X MARY RANDALL). HC 1967. $15.00. Keith Keppel.
 
 


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