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■(TB) 'Orange Gem'

1948, McKee

'Orange Gem' (William McKee, R. 1948) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y7D. ('Red Gleam' x 'Mary Vernon) X 'Moontide'. McKee's Gardens 1948. Honorable Mention 1948.

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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: ORANGE GEM. (McKee, 1948). M. Tall with heavy substanced flowers, this rich orange yellow has been the center of attention in the McKee garden for several years. A full rounded flower with well-held standards and flaring falls that are wide at the haft. The whole flower has a slight ruffling and the color is enriched by the full orange beard. Vigorous growth. H.C., A.I.S., 1947. H.M., A.I.S., 1948. 40 inches. $1.SO.
 
 

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