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■(TB) 'Radiation'

1948, Hall

'Radiation' ( David Hall, R. 1946). TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-R4L. Raspberry colored seedling x 'Premier Peach'. High Commendation 1947; Honorable Mention 1948; Award of Merit 1950.

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From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: RADIATION. Seedling 45-03. H. C. 1947. H. M.1948. A pleasing tone of orchid pink with a deep tangerine beard. The standards and falls are the same color and there is no veining on the haft. The standards ofthe large flowers are domed, the falls are semi-flaring and the substance good. The 32-inch well branched stems have never required staking. Radiation is from one of our so-called strawberry blond pinks crossed with Premier Peach. $20.00
From Cooley's catalog, 1952: RADIATION (Hall, 1948) A pleasing tone of orchid-pink, the standards and falls the same color, with a remarkable deep tangerine beard and burnt-orange glow at the heart. Standards of the large flowers are domed, the falls semi-flaring and very wide. A more intensely colored flower than Cherie or Heritage it produces a most vivid pink garden picture. Heavy substance and sturdy growth on 32-inch well branched stalks. $10.00. HM AIS, 1948; AM, 1950.
Radiation was the prettiest Hall pink I saw on the trip. Of course it is more of a very light raspberry shade than it is a flamingo pink. Reynolds, Mrs. Leo F., Tennessee (1949). Coming Events Cast Their Shadows, American Iris Society Bulletin 116 (January 1950), 29.
Radiation (Hall) received almost as much acclaim as Cherie. The heavy substance, good form and brilliant beard, plus a faint violet flush over the pink bloom, make it distinctive. Mathews, Mrs. W. R. (1949). Tall Beardeds in Louisiana, American Iris Society Bulletin 116 (January 1950), 60.
Radiation (Hall '48)—A newer, somewhat taller orchid-pink self with possibly a little cleaner color than Fantasy, but, to me, with no greater charm. Winegar, Nina N. (1949). Iris Time in the Rockies, American Iris Society Bulletin 116 (January 1950), 69.

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