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(TB) 'Maple Flame'

1950, Whiting

'Maple Flame' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1950). Seedling# 46-76. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late bloom. Color Class-YD/R4, Caramel and cardinal bicolor. 'Prairie Sunset' x 'Veishea'. Maple Valley 1950.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1950: MAPLE FLAME No. 4676 (PRAIRIE SUNSET X VEISHEA). M.-La., 36 inches. Standards rich gold. lightly flushed cardinal red; falls smoothly overlaid cardinal except at haft. A brilliant display of color. like maple trees in October. Blooms freely on hardy. vigorous plants. $10.00.
From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1951: MAPLE FLAME. Whiting 1950. No. 4676 (PRAIRIE SUNSET X VEISHEA). Late. 36 inches. A brilliant flash of color for the late garden, like maple trees in October. The standards are of rich. warm gold lightly flushed with cardinal red; the falls heavily overlaid with cardinal except at the smooth gold haft. The flowers are large and full with heavy substance and fair branching. The plants have excellent growing habits. It blooms too late to be seen by the average visitor, but is a pleasant surprise to those who came late. By persistent efforts toward prolonging the blooming season. we have developed a good many late flowering varieties. By grouping these, one can keep a part of the iris garden interesting for weeks after the usual season. $8.00.

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