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(TB) 'Sahara'

1934, Pilkington

'Sahara' (Geoffrey Pilkington, R. 1934) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4L. Light yellow self. 'Bruno' x 'W. R. Dykes'. British Dykes Medal 1935.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942/43: "A light primrose self of great refinement and excellent form. The stalks are well branched and tall. Considered one of the best yellows in England".
Sahara: (Pilkington). Has a tall well branched stalk—blooms have good substance—a self color of straw yellow, falls showing some brown spots believe due to weather conditions, well worth while. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 18.]

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