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■(TB) 'Top Favorite'

1957, Schreiner

'Top Favorite' (Robert Schreiner, R. 1956). Seedling# J-476-C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Orchid self. 'Pink Plume' X 'Pathfinder'Schreiner 1957. Honorable Mention 1957.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: TOP FAVORITE (Schreiner '57) ML-38". Before Giant Rose, this was largest pink Iris. A magnificent, refreshing orchid-pink, perfection itself in form, in its extremely heavy substance. Possesses a scintillating star-dust sheen that gives it an exquisite ethereal quality. RU-JC'58. Pink Plume X Pathfinder. Reg. $2.50; on $10 order $1.80; on $25 order $1.55; 3 for $4.40.
 

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