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■(TB) 'World News'

1977, Sexton

'World News' (Neva Sexton, R. 1977) Seedling# 7-72. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards red-brown, flushed orange; falls darker red-brown; orange-gold beard. 'Thanksgiving' X ( 'Olympic Torch' X 'My Honeycomb'). Sexton 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing WORLD NEWS (Sexton '77). M, 36".Thanksgiving X (Olympic Torch x My Honeycomb). The wide falls are a rich blend of red-brown. Stands are a lighter shade than the falls, with an orange flush. Wide orange-gold beard. Closed stands and extra wide falls. Well-branched stalks with 9-12 blooms per stalk. $25.00. Sexton's Iris Garden.

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WorldNews01.jpgjpg WorldNews01.jpg manage 70 K 09 Dec 2014 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WorldNews02.JPGJPG WorldNews02.JPG manage 82 K 05 Sep 2021 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WorldNews12BHI.JPGJPG WorldNews12BHI.JPG manage 67 K 08 May 2012 - 21:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WorldNewsBJI.jpgjpg WorldNewsBJI.jpg manage 63 K 11 Apr 2012 - 19:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
WorldNewsEI.jpgjpg WorldNewsEI.jpg manage 31 K 22 Dec 2012 - 16:30 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
worldnews01.jpgjpg worldnews01.jpg manage 69 K 01 Jul 2015 - 01:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
worldnews02.JPGJPG worldnews02.JPG manage 99 K 11 Jul 2014 - 21:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
worldnews1.JPGJPG worldnews1.JPG manage 49 K 01 May 2020 - 14:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Mid-America Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r14 - 01 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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