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(TB) 'Tangelo'

1958, Lyon

'Tangelo' (David Lyon, R. 1958). Seedling# 52-40-9. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards salmon flushed orient pink; falls peach-pink; orange beard. ('Chérie' x 'Mellowglow') x 'Dolly Varden'. Lyon 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing TANGELO (D. Lyon '58). $15.00. Blended nasturtium-orange and apricot on satin textured large flowers. 40". Lyon Iris Gardens.
From Lyon’s Irisland catalog, 1959: TANGELO (D. Lyon '58) $12.00 The dull satin texture and refined blending of nasturtium-orange and apricot enhance this symmetrical flower. The many blossoms and long blooming period contribute to its value as a garden subject. Free branching of sturdy tall stalks, combined with vigorous growth is unusual in iris of apricot color. 40". M-VL. ((0327-48-3: Cherie X Mellowglow) X Dolly Varden.

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