■(TB) 'Salmon River'
, R. 1971). Seedling# 8-16E6. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards shrimp red (RHS 33D); falls Spanish orange (26C/D); grenadine red beard. Seedling# 5-28A16: ('Chinese Coral'
x seedling# L-1A2) X 'Irish Lullaby'
. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.
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| From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing SALMON RIVER. $25.00. (0. L. Brown '71) Mid to Late. 36". Huge flowers of heavy substance in a striking orange color which reminds one of smoked Sockeye Salmon. Standards are closed and the 3-1/2" wide falls are semi-flaring. Three well-spaced branches on sturdy stalks. Nine buds. (5-28AI6-(Chinese Coral x L-IA2, involved pinks) X Irish Lullaby. The many visiting irisarians of 1969 Region 13 will remember it as under number 8-16E6. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.
| Opal Brown's SALMON RIVER is nearest in color to the deep orange-red of our North Pacific salmon. A self, with deeper beard, the flowers are lightly ruffled, the falls slightly flaring and the color is smooth. [Jones, Bennett C. (1972). Oregon in ’72, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 19.]
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