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(TB) 'Red Sails'

1937, Lapham

'Red Sails' (E. Greig Lapham, 1937) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-R9M. 'King Tut' x 'Ethel Peckham'.

RED SAILS (Lapham 1937) M. 38". A brilliant reddish iris with tawny chestnut shading. Something about it is strongly suggestive of autumn coloring; it has a glowing quality like the rich coloring of a frosted maple or a late October sunset. S. chestnut with red Rush; F. same shade overlaid velvety red. The flower is of good size and the stalk moderately branched. $20.00. [Quality Gardens Catalog, 1937. Mrs. Douglas Pattison, Freeport, Illinois]

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