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■(TB) 'Melissa Sue'

1983, Hamner

'Melissa Sue' (Bernard Hamner, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-25. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled and laced deep pink (RHS 39C); tangerine beard. 'Pink Pom Pom' x 'Carved Pink'. Hamner's Iris 1983. Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing MELISSA SUE-TB, 32-34", M. This medium pink (RHS 93C) beauty has lavish ruffling and lace on all petal parts. Pink-red beards. Good branching and a favorite of garden visitors. Sdlg. 78·25: Pink Pom Pom X Carved Pink. $25.00. Hamner's Iris garden.
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Melissa-SueNN.jpgjpg Melissa-SueNN.jpg manage 56 K 09 Nov 2011 - 00:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MelissaSue12BHI.jpgjpg MelissaSue12BHI.jpg manage 73 K 25 Apr 2012 - 15:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MelissaSueIF.jpgjpg MelissaSueIF.jpg manage 43 K 28 Nov 2011 - 19:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
melissasue01.jpgjpg melissasue01.jpg manage 54 K 22 Dec 2014 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
melissasue02.jpgjpg melissasue02.jpg manage 73 K 25 Jun 2015 - 00:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
melissasue03.jpgjpg melissasue03.jpg manage 69 K 07 Sep 2015 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
melissasue4.jpgjpg melissasue4.jpg manage 48 K 05 Apr 2013 - 19:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
melissasue9.JPGJPG melissasue9.JPG manage 329 K 28 Oct 2020 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r16 - 17 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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