■(TB) 'Techny Chimes'
, R. 1955). Seedling 51-40. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1, Clear yellow self, orange beard. Seedlings involving 'Sunray'
, 'Dolly Varden'
and others. Mission 1955. HM 1955; Judges' Choice 1956; AM 1957.
| From Mission Gardens catalog, 1960: TECHNY CHIMES (Mission Gardens 1955) A large, clear medium yellow with a bright orange beard. Techny Chimes is from pink breeding which gives it a clearness of color not found in many yellow iris. The color is so clear the flowers have a luminous or crystal-like appearance. Substance and branching are good. Falls very broad and semi-flaring. Standards and falls are nicely ruffled. 36". $7.50
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: TECHNY CHIMES (Bro. Charles '55) EM-36". Will call you magnetically from across the garden. Large clear luminous yellow, startling orange-tangerine beard. We've had yellows with yellow or white beards for decades but these new ones with tangerine beards attract a lot more attention. Flower full, perfectly formed; standards and falls slightly ruffled. Substance, branching both good. Tied for '60 Dykes. Involving: Sunray, Dolly Varden, Overture, etc. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.85; on $25 order $1.55.
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