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(TB) 'Maiden's Wish'

1959, Hockett

'Maiden's Wish' (Earl Hockett, R. 1959). Seedling# 55-1. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1L, Orchid-pink; red beard. ('Deep Devotion' x 'Apricot Supreme') x ('Apriglo' x 'Pink Sensation').

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: MAIDEN'S WISH (Hockett '59) M-38". An odd & interesting color, that could be used as a foil between Iris varieties to make them all more appealing. Standards are a huffy lilac pink; falls same with heavy chestnut veining at haft & tangerine beard. Has good pollen. (Deep Devotion x Apricot Supreme) X (Apriglo x Pink Sensation). Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.80; on $25 order $1.60.

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Topic revision: r4 - 12 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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