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(TB) 'Mel's Honor'

1998, Leavitt

'Mel's Honor' (Mel Leavitt by Chun Fan, R. 1997). Seedling# P89-102. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early bloom. Standards violet purple; falls rich cream ground, rich violet purple sanding, dotting and center stripe; beards orange, violet at end; slight spicy fragrance. Parentage unknown. Fan's Iris 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing MEL'S HONOR (Mel Leavitt/Chun Fan '98) TB, 35" (89 cm), .EM. Named in honor of the late great hybridizer and true friend to AIS Region 19, this rich violet purple plicata with striking orange beards will grace your garden with Mel Leavitt's legacy. Heavy color saturation, spicy fragrance and great form, this is a complimentary gift with the purchase of Kelly Lynne and Lover's Reunion together. Parentage unknown. $40.00. Fan's Iris Garden.

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