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(TB) 'Straight Ahead'

1957, Flory

'Straight Ahead' (Wilmer Flory, R. 1954) TB, 30" (76 cm). Late midseason to late bloom. Self, golden tobacco-tan; frosty edged. (('Copper Rose' x 'Tobacco Road') X 'San Antone'. Longfield 1957.

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From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1957: STRAIGHT AHEAD ((Copper Rose x Tobacco Road) x San Antone). Here is a large, full-bodied flower of frosty-edged, rich, golden tobacco-tan Standards and falls are extremely broad, the form ruffled and flaring. Combining, as it does, the best qualities of its distinguished parent in which plant vigor apparently derives from its Copper Rose inheritance. It may well become the favored brown for the Middle West. 32 inches. Midseason-late. $15.00.
From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: STRAIGHT AHEAD (Flory '56) ML. 32". Big broad brown, ruffled and widely flaring. Huge flower of frosty-edged rich golden tobacco tan. $15.00

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