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(TB) 'Nut Spice'

1962, Hockett

'Nut Spice' (Earl Hockett, R. 1960). TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-GO5, Sulphur-green; orange-yellow self, veined; ginger beard. ('Good News' x 'Desert Tan') X 'Breakaway' x 'Party Apron'). Soo-Preme Garden 1962.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: NUT SPICE (Hocket '60) M-34". Unusual and attractive blend of bright yellow and reddish brown. Standards softly blended, falls flaring, substance good, bright yellow with veins of soft crimson giving a sulphur- green appearance. (Good News x Desert Tan) X (Breakaway x Party Apron). Regularly $15.00; on $20 order $8.95; on $25 order $5.95.
NUT SPICE (Hockett '62). (Good News x Desert Tan) X (Breakaway x Party Apron). A warm, luminous golden-brown blend that gives a distinctly different color effect in the garden. The individual flowers have fine form and sturdy substance. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Irises As Seen In Eight States,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #171(October 1963): 99.]

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