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■(TB) 'Orange Punch'

1979, Greenwood

'Orange Punch' (Doris Greenwood, R. 1978). Seedling#G 70-2. TB, 28" (71 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards orange-buff-pink blend; falls orange, lighter in center; red beard; ruffled and laced. 'Summer Love' X ( 'Bright Butterfly' x 'Lime Fizz'). Melrose Gardens 1979.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
ORANGE PUNCH (Greenwood '79), unfortunately, is one of those plants that didn't do well but did provide an exciting flower which was extremely ruffled. Standards are an orange-buff blend; falls are orange with red beards. Next year this should be a dazzler! [F. G. Stephenson, (VA), “1980 Iris Season Reviewed in Virginia”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 239 (October 1980): 43.]

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orangepunch1.JPGJPG orangepunch1.JPG manage 37 K 05 May 2020 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1979 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r8 - 05 May 2020, TLaurin
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