■(TB) 'Midwest Gem'
(Hans Peter Sass
, R. 1936). Seedling# 78-33. TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class-S6L. ('Rameses'
) x 'King Tut'
). Sass 1937. Honorable Mention 1937.
MIDWEST GEM (7 8-33) (H. P. Sass, 1937) Large, light buff pink, flowers with S. domed and falls flaring. Stems branching from center. 36 inches tall. $20.00. (Maple Road Gardens, 1937).
MIDWEST GEM (H. P. Sass 1937) L. 36 in. A very beautiful new blend of pink and gold, softly combined to make a fresh and glowing color note. The large, full ruffled flowers are wide and flaring and carried gracefully on a well branched stem. H. M., 1937. R. 92. $20.00. (Maple Valley Iris Gardens, 1938, p. 15).
Midwest Gem is a large self of luminous apricot with straight hanging falls subtly blended honey and rose with the added attraction of gold stenciling around the crimpled edges of the entire flower. (McCombs, 1948).
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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
- stem height poor clay soil 75cm/29", 4 buds/stem, blossom 145x70mm, slight purple at spathe, not basal foliage -- DaveinPA - 02 Jun 2020