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■(TB) 'Pagan Princess'

1948, Douglas

'Pagan Princess' (Geddes Douglas 1948) TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9M. (('Pink Cameo' x ((seedling# 40-10 x 'Melitza') x ( 'Flora Zenor'))

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1948: PAGAN PRINCESS (G. Douglas 1948) M. Something new! The first deep pink with a brilliant tangerine beard. The conic, closely held standards of Persian pink (nearest color in Maerz and Paul) with firm texture. The flaring falls are deeper in tone (Persian rose. R.H.S.) with a narrow edging of the same color as the standards. The color extends well into the center of the flower; no venations mar the haft. The bright tangerine beard is in striking, but pleasing contrast to the rosy pinkness of the flower. We offer this iris to those interested in breeding the new tangerine bearded pink buds, not as the ultimate in pink, but rather as a great advancement in deeper coloring and also as an iris of new color effect in the garden. The stock is limited! Only 12 rhizomes will be sold in 1948, one to a customer. 38 in. Net $15.00.
PAGAN PRINCESS. (G. Douglas, 1948).M. The first deep pink with a tangerine beard. The full well formed flowers of rosy pink are in striking but pleasing contrast to the full tangerine beard. An iris of great individuality and a new color effect in the garden. H M., A.I.S., 1948. Thirty-eight inches. $1.00.
 
Listed as a remontant in the Austin "Rainbow" catalogues. Reported Rebloom in: IN. The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 146



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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PaganPrincess01.JPGJPG PaganPrincess01.JPG manage 53 K 02 Dec 2014 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PaganPrincess02.JPGJPG PaganPrincess02.JPG manage 92 K 26 Aug 2021 - 22:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PaganPrincessBHI.jpgjpg PaganPrincessBHI.jpg manage 42 K 21 Nov 2011 - 00:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PaganPrincess_DP.jpgjpg PaganPrincess_DP.jpg manage 71 K 09 May 2013 - 21:03 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2013.
Pagan_Princess.jpgjpg Pagan_Princess.jpg manage 24 K 17 Dec 2010 - 15:07 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
paganprincess1.JPGJPG paganprincess1.JPG manage 147 K 11 Apr 2020 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
paganprincess2.JPGJPG paganprincess2.JPG manage 469 K 18 Aug 2020 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1957 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r22 - 27 Aug 2021, Harloiris
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