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■(TB) 'Ruffled Organdy'

1951, Brenan

'Ruffled Organdy' (Edward Brenan, R. 1951) TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Cream, overlaid chrome-yellow and bronze-yellow. 'Gilt Edge' x ( 'Snow Flurry' x 'Nylon'). Tell 1952. High Commendation 1952. Honorable Mention 1953; Award of Merit 1955.

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From AIS Bulletin #129, April 1953. Introducing RUFFLED ORGANDY (E. H. Brenan 1953) (Gilt Edge x (Snow Flurry x Nylon». $20.00. Ivory cream with a lavender pearl undertone. Large, ruffled, beautifully formed with edges etched in light gold. Tall stalks with 5-way branching, and a long time bloomer. High Commendation AIS 1952. Lyon 1953.
From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: RUFFLED ORGANDY. Brenan '53. E.-M.-L., 42 inches. (Gilt Edge) x Snow Flurry x Nylon). Ruffled translucent creamy ground, all petals bordered with edge of buff. Good substance, the flowers are ruffled and the well branched stalks carry up to 23 buds insuring an extra long season of bloom. C.O.C. and H.C.,1952. H.M. 1953. $15.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: RUFFLED ORGANDY (Brenan '53) E to L-42". An Iris with spontaneous appeal, shown for you in natural color. It has a perfection & beauty of color & form that can hardly be duplicated by any other Bearded Iris. A highly ruffled ivory-cream with pearly undertone, light gold border. Falls large, beautifully rounded. Tall 42" stalks with unbelievably fine 5-way branching & up to 23 buds. This insures a very long blooming season, which will usually extend for at least a month. Winter hardy. Fertile both ways. With such blood cannot m1ss as a good breeder. Made to order for hybnd1zers eager to cross with Oncobreds; already has close to perfect form w1th height & superb branching. No breeder should pass up an opportunity like this! A sell-out EVERY year. HM'53; AM'55. Gilt Edge X (Snow Flurry x Nylon). Regularly $2.50; on $10 order $2.10; on $25 onfer $1.85.
Ruffled Organdy exhibited by Mr. E. H. Brenan was given the Outstanding Seedling award at the Thirteenth Annual Southern California Iris Show, presented by the Southern California Iris Society on April 26 and 27, Pummer Park, Hollywood. Irving, Fern (1952). Exhibition Report, California, American Iris Society Bulletin 128 (January 1953), 67.

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