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■(TB) 'Lynn Langford'

1946, Hall

'Lynn Langford' (David Hall, 1945). TB, Late bloom, Color Class-R7L. From 2 pink and Y Bl. seedlings. High Commendation 1945, Honorable Mention 1946, Award of Merit 1950.

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From David R. Kinnish, O. S. B., (Kansas), “In Kansas, Missouri and Illinois,” AIS Bulletin No 107 No. 107, “Iris Ramblings”,October 1947: "Lynn Langford (Hall '46) is a beautiful smooth pure toned orchid pink. It has a glowing yellow throat and no veining. The beard is orange and the form and substance of the flower are both good. There are too few good iris in this lovely orchid coloring".
From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: LYNN LANGFORD. H. C. 1945. H. M. 1946. A deep toned orchid pink with a golden yellow center which is smoothly blended into the orchid pink without veining. The flower is large, of good form, heavy substance and is carried on a strong 36-inch stem. It is a free bloomer and was a general favorite in our garden last season. $8.00
LYNN LANGFORD (D. Hall 1946) M. The color of this iris is most distinctive with its orchid pink tones, enlivened by the golden throat and beard. The flower is large, of good form, and the color is most pleasing. A lovely iris of charm and refinement. H. C., A. I. S. 1945. H. M., A. I. S. 1946. A. M., A. I. S. 1950. 36 in. $1.50. [Fairmount catalog, 1955].
Additional Catalog References: Milliken 1948

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LynnLangford01.jpgjpg LynnLangford01.jpg manage 70 K 17 Jul 2015 - 12:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ivan Craig-image from page 5 of Tom Craig 1951 catalog
LynnLangford01edt.jpgjpg LynnLangford01edt.jpg manage 33 K 01 Aug 2017 - 21:43 Main.Harloiris Detail of Ivan Craig catalog photo
Topic revision: r17 - 18 Nov 2022, dougchyz
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