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■(TB) 'Pink Satin'

1930, Sass

'Pink Satin' (Jacob Sass, R. 1930) TB. 42-46". Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1L. 'Trostringer' x 'Aphrodite'. J. Sass 1930. HM 1931.

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References:

From Quality Gardens catalog 1930:PINK SATIN (Jacob Sass 1930) M. 46" The Sass Brothers have produced some very fine iris for a number of years but this one we consider as far and away their finest production. It is an enormous flower of perfect form, our ideal of what the form of an iris should be. The substance is so thick that it is almost leathery and never flops or fades in the most intense heat. It is the first true pink iris which has ever been introduced, not a violet pink, nor a purplish pink, nor a lavender pink, nor a mauve pink, but this is a pink pink. It has such a rich glistening lustre and such a satiny sheen, that the name Pink Satin was bestowed upon it. When you see the iris in bloom you will think the name very apt. (Supply very limited. We can sell only one root to each customer.) $40.00.
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: PINK SATIN (J. Sass 1930) M. 42 in. Perhaps the clearest and purest of the light pinks; a very appealing flower of graceful form and placing, and with a smooth satiny sheen. An iris with a rare and charming personality. H. M., 1931. 75c.
 
Reported catalog references: Quality 1930, 1938; Maple Valley 1937; Katkamier 1939.


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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-06-05
  • My Pink Satin has white spathes. Is this correct? -- WikiGuest - 25 Apr 2020
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PinkSatin12BHI.jpgjpg PinkSatin12BHI.jpg manage 53 K 29 Apr 2012 - 14:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PinkSatin6.jpgjpg PinkSatin6.jpg manage 49 K 13 Jan 2014 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Gardens
PinkSatinkp.JPGJPG PinkSatinkp.JPG manage 64 K 26 Dec 2012 - 19:59 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on April 24, 2012
Pink_Satin_fl.jpgjpg Pink_Satin_fl.jpg manage 44 K 18 Feb 2011 - 21:41 IrisP  
PinksSatinSass30.JPGJPG PinksSatinSass30.JPG manage 57 K 06 Jun 2010 - 23:19 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
pinksatin22.jpgjpg pinksatin22.jpg manage 70 K 31 Jan 2011 - 15:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by His Iris Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 08 Jun 2020, Betsy881
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