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■(TB) 'Silver Hawk'

1953, Smith

'Silver Hawk' (Kenneth D. Smith, R. 1953). Seedling# 50-62. TB 42" Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1. Cream self, pale chartreuse-yellow overlay, green midrib, light-yellow beard. 'Spanish Peaks' x 'Golden Hawk'., Fairmount 1954.

See below:
Silver Hawk fl.jpg

References:

From AIS Bulletin #133, April 1954. Introducing SILVER HAWK (50-62. H.C.'53). Silvery cream with chartreuse sparkle; satin smooth flowers of remarkable substance on tall stalks. Silver by comparison with Golden Hawk, its pod parent; ruffled flowers are its heritage from pollen parent, Spanish Peaks. Net $25.00. Ken Smith.
From M. Oliver Flower Farm catalog, 1958: SILVER HAWK (K. Smith '54) M. 42" The large full blossoms of this Iris have a light chartreuse overlay on the falls. This with the pale green midrib of the standards and a beard of the same tone give it a crystalline sparkle throughout. The blooms are very large, very ruffled and have especially strong, firm substance, H.C.'53. $7.50
 
 


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Topic revision: r10 - 31 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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