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■(TB) 'Melody Lane'

1949, Hall

'Melody Lane' (David Hall, R. 1947) Sdlg. #46-02. TB. 36". Early bloom. Color Class-R4L. From two pink seedlings. Hallcroft 1949.

Additional nursery catalog references where this iris was sold: Rainbow 1958.

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From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: MELODY LANE. Seedling 46-02. From two flamingo pink seedlings. Here is a very attractive new color in Iris that I believe will be very popular. A Commercial artist described it as a bright glistening golden apricot. That seems to be as good a description of the color as I have heard. The flowers are very large, of good form with some ruffliing and with a large brilliant deep tangerine beard. Sturdy 36-inch stems. An Early bloomer. $20.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: MELODY LANE EM-36". Quite often re-blooms in Summer, so you'll find color plate on page 5. Ideal for adding an entirely new color note to YOUR Iris Rainbow. Pleasingly fragrant. A splendid seed setter, exceptionally fertile pollen. HM'50; AM'52. Reg. $1.50; on $10 order 95c; on $25 order 75c; 3 for $2.15; 10 for $6.45.

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IMG_9871.jpgjpg IMG_9871.jpg manage 303 K 27 Dec 2018 - 21:24 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD.
MelodyLane1.jpgjpg MelodyLane1.jpg manage 730 K 17 Oct 2018 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm.
MelodyLane12BHI.JPGJPG MelodyLane12BHI.JPG manage 57 K 25 Apr 2012 - 15:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MelodyLaneBH.JPGJPG MelodyLaneBH.JPG manage 80 K 19 Nov 2011 - 21:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
melody_lane_fl.jpgjpg melody_lane_fl.jpg manage 33 K 13 Aug 2012 - 04:23 IrisP  
melodylane.JPGJPG melodylane.JPG manage 588 K 10 Jul 2018 - 20:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
melodylane01.jpgjpg melodylane01.jpg manage 76 K 01 Feb 2019 - 03:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm.
melodylane09.JPGJPG melodylane09.JPG manage 163 K 11 Apr 2020 - 20:24 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
melodylane1.JPGJPG melodylane1.JPG manage 532 K 10 Jul 2018 - 20:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r21 - 14 Aug 2020, davepote
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