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■(TB) 'May Melody'

1965, Hamblen

'May Melody' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1964). Seedling# H9-24A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class Y4W, Standards yellow, flushed pink; falls white, yellow border; tangerine-persimmon beard. (Yellow sibling to 'Valimar' x 'June's Sister') X 'Cotlet'. Mission Bell 1965. Honorable Mention 1966; Award of Merit 1969.

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MAY MELODY (Hamblen) E-L 36" Vibrant yellow standards flushed pink and milky white falls, bordered with deeper yellow, create a perfect setting for the wide heavy beard of shocking tangerine-red. Delightful form with ruffled flaring falls and closed standards. (Valimar sib x June's Sister) X Cotlet. Sdlg. H9-24A. HC 1963 Net $25.00. [Mission Bell Gardens Intoductions for 1965, Advertisement. American Iris Society Bulletin #177(April 1965): 53.]
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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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MayMelody01.JPGJPG MayMelody01.JPG manage 52 K 31 May 2015 - 19:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
MayMelody2BHI.JPGJPG MayMelody2BHI.JPG manage 2 MB 26 Feb 2018 - 20:06 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MayMelodyBHI.JPGJPG MayMelodyBHI.JPG manage 2 MB 26 Feb 2018 - 20:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MayMelodyBHI1.JPGJPG MayMelodyBHI1.JPG manage 75 K 23 Aug 2021 - 19:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MayMelodyBJI.jpgjpg MayMelodyBJI.jpg manage 67 K 24 Mar 2012 - 18:54 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
maymelody03.JPGJPG maymelody03.JPG manage 389 K 04 Jul 2016 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r18 - 22 May 2024, DougChyz
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