■(TB) '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.
| 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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