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■(TB) 'Symphony'

1956, Hinkle

'Symphony' (Georgia Hinkle, R. 1956). Seedling# G-50-1. TB 36". Midseason bloom. Color Class B1L. Light-blue self, faint light area at beard. Hinkle seedling# C-24-1: ('Cahokia' x 'Azure Skies') x 'Melissa'. Honorable Mention 1958; Award of Merit 1963.

Second Place (Vermeil Medal) at Florence International 1962. See below:
Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionSymphony flFrom SchreinerPhoto by Exline Iris Garden

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing SYMPHONY-(Hinkle Sdlg. C-24-1 (Cahokia x Azure Skies) x Melissa). This clean light blue iris is to the eye what a serene pastoral symphony is to the ear. The flower is a self with a mere suggestion of a light area at the beard. There is real beauty of form. Substance and branching are excellent. Height 36 in. Mid-season. Net $25.00. Harvest Lane Iris Garden.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SYMPHONY (Hinkle '58) M-36". Widely heralded light blue closely approaching spectrum blue. Is to the eye what a serene pastoral symphony is to the ear. A self with a light area at the beard. Here is real beauty; wonderful form, substance. An Iris that will make a name for itself. HM'58, Vermeil Medal at Florence '62. (Cahokia x Azure Skies) X Melissa). Regularly $7.50; on $10 order $4.50; on $25 order $2.9S; 3 for $8.80.
 

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SymphonyEI.jpgjpg SymphonyEI.jpg manage 34 K 20 Dec 2012 - 16:21 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Symphony_Sch67.jpgjpg Symphony_Sch67.jpg manage 174 K 01 Feb 2014 - 16:10 DavidPotembski From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1967, p. 50
Symphony_fl.jpgjpg Symphony_fl.jpg manage 71 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:21 IrisP  
symphony01.JPGJPG symphony01.JPG manage 449 K 20 Mar 2018 - 14:11 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
Topic revision: r19 - 04 Jul 2024, DougChyz
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