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(TB) 'Mellow Moon'

1935, Stahlman-Washington

'Mellow Moon' (Mrs. Edward Stahlman- Thomas Washington, R. 1934) TB; Early bloom, Color Class S4L. Introduced by Nesmith 1935.

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MELLOW MOON (Washington 1935) Standards are well domed and large, of soft buff-yellow; falls of same color as standards, semi-flaring with faint maroon lines near haft; yellow beard. 45 in. $2.50. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1938, Catalog, Summer 1938-Spring 1939.
'Mellow Moon' (Washington, 1934). A pale blend of good form and height. The falls faintly veined. It suggests 'Helios' or 'Marquita' but is a more compact and larger flower, the falls smoothly rounded, the standards domed. The stalk is widely branched. Height 45 inches. An easily remembered novelty and might be called a more brilliant and taller 'Doxa'. ----Mabel Carey Tobie p58 AIS Bulletin #59 October 1935 Iris notes on Mrs. Thomas Nesmith's collection.

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