■(TB) 'Summer Silk'
, R. 1970). Seedling# 27-5G. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled light orange-buff self; red-orange beard. 'April Melody'
X sseedling# 2-2PLB. Cooley's 1971.
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| SUMMER SILK (Gibson '71 ) Each $25.00 In color a very odd shade of chamois or creamy tan, described by some as "pongee" and others as creamy flesh, although it is not in any category of pink. It is a complete self, including the beard and styles. As you will note on our cover picture, all petals are extra wide, the falls almost touching each other. They flare out widely and drop gracefully at the outer rim. No. 27-5G. 34 inches. [Cooley's 1971]
| Reported Rebloom in: Netherlands [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 196]
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