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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.

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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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Topic revision: r16 - 03 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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