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■(TB) 'Magic Halo'

1958, Coppedge

'Magic Halo' (George Coppedge, R. 1956). Seedling# 126-54-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-V5L, Blended pearl gray, iridescent gold, mauve and purple, lemon-yellow beard. Seedling# A8-51 x 'Mary Randall'. Lyon 1958. HC 1957, HM 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing MAGIC HALO (G. W. Coppedge '58) $30.00. Subtle fascinating artistic blend. Rosy orchid heart, shading to pearl-gray at edges, overlaid soft metallic gold, creating a halo illusion. 36". Lyon Iris Garden.
From Lyon’s Irisland catalog, 1959: MAGIC HALO (G. W. Coppedge '58) $25.00. The subtle fascination of this artistic blend gives pleasure in all its blooming phases. Rosy orchid beard, shading to pearl gray at the edge of the petals, completely overlaid soft metallic gold creating a halo illusion. Ideal proportions, substance, and texture. Well branched. 36". M. (AS-51-10 X Mary Randall). HM'58.

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