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(TB) 'May Day'

1939, Hall

'May Day' (David Hall, R. 1937) TB, 40", Early bloom. Color Class-S4M. ('Golden Flare' x 'Rameses') x 'Jean Cayeux'. Schreiner 1939. Honorable Mention 1939.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942: MAY DAY (D. Hall 1939) M. Considered by many as the most outstanding iris produced by Mr. Hall. A blend with the colors so evenly mingled that the general appearance is a glowing apricot orange self. The form combines the beauty of long flaring falls with the crisped standards held firmly together. The bright orange beard adds a vibrant note of color to this glowing apricot blend. H.M. A. I. S. 1939. Per. R. 89 1940. 40 in. $5.00.
Additional Catalog References: Cooley's 1941, 1942; Longfield 1947; Schreiner's 1944.

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