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(TB) 'Sweet Tomorrow'

1955, Lyon

'Sweet Tomorrow'(David Lyon, R. 1955). Seedling# 53-11-1. TB 33" Midseason bloom. Color Class-RV3. Bitone. Tones of lilac-purple (Wilson); Indian-orange beard. Seedling# D628-51-14: ('Char-Maize' x seedling# D321-48-7) x 'Curtain Call'. (seedling# D321-48-7 is 'Char-Maize' x 'Cordovan')., Lyon 1957.

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From Lyons Irisland catalog, 1959: SWEET TOMORROW (Lyon '57) $17.00. This Iris reblooms in the fall. Standards of lilac-rose; falls light lilac-rose with an exceptional Chinese coral beard. A shimmering iridescence over the entire flower gives it a stunning effect. The large 3" wide petals are somewhat ruffled. 33". M. ((D628-51-14: Char-Maize x D321-48-7) X First Curtain).
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SWEET TOMORROW (Lyon '57) M-33" A repeat-blooming "Mary Randall": has much the same form, superior substance & intense Bengal rose coloring, even brighter & redder beard in Chinese coral. A shimmering iridescence makes flower really dreamy. Flowers large, with ruffled petals 3" wide. Blooms consistently in fall in mild climates; & even in colder regions it will re-bloom if given half a chance. Branches start at base of stalk & are well spaced . Pollen plentiful. (((Char-Ma1ze x (Char-Ma1ze x Cordovan)) X F1rst Curtam). Regularly $5.00: on $10 order $3.7 5; on $25 order $3.25.

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