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■(TB) 'Mission Sunset'

1963, Reckamp

'Mission Sunset' (Bro. Charles Reckamp, R. 1962). Seedling# 59-6. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YO5. Standards golden apricot, pink glow; falls golden apricot, chartreuse overlay. ('Techny Chimes' x 'Fleeta') X 'Celestial Glory'. Mission Gardens 1963. Award of Merit 1966.

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American Iris Society. (1967). Awards of the American Iris Society, 1966. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 183(October 1966), 12).
From Mission Gardens catalog, 1963: MISSION SUNSET (Seedling No. 59-6) Light orange or golden apricot with a deep red beard. The color of the standards is enriched by a faint pink glow and the falls have a chartreuse over-lay. The flowers are broad and full, with semi-flaring falls. The light ruffling of the standards and falls give an airy atmosphere to its regal style. Mission Sunset could be called a lighter Celestial Glory. Its color carries beautifully in the garden. Branching is good and height about 38 inches. Parentage, (Techny Chimes x Fleeta) x Celestial Glory. $25.00    

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Topic revision: r11 - 28 Jul 2020, davepote
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