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■(TB) 'Mayfair Pink'

1968, Hooker

'Mayfair Pink' (Lerton Hooker, R. 1966). Seedling# 24-49. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-OlP, Clean light pink self. Seedling# 7B7 (involving 'Dolly Varden', 'Native Dancer', etc.) X 'Fleeta'. Tell 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing MAYFAIR PINK (Lerton Hooker). M-L. 34". Sib to PINK LURE. Involving DOLLY VARDEN, HI TIME, GLORIOLE X FLEETA. Not as well branched as its sister, but a much larger, heavier substanced flower. Medium pink with a beard in soft harmony. Certainly Mr. Hooker's masterpiece in this color class. Not a fast increaser. Fertile both ways. HC '67 Net. $25.00. Tell's Iris Garden.

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