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■(TB) 'Zaharoon'

1927, Dykes

'Zaharoon' (W. R. Dykes, 1927) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S4L.

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From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: ZAHAROON (Mrs. W. R. Dkyes 1927) M. 42". Flowers of good size. An extra strong and vigorous plant. We have no hesitation in pronouncing this one of the most beautiful iris in commerce today. The flower is a beautiful blend of amber, buff, yellow, fawn and pale violet, with a strong suffusion of rose. The color plate of this iris is the most perfect reproduction we have secured for our catalog. Silver Gilt Medal, English Iris Show, 1927 as the best seedling shown that year. $45.00.
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: ZAHAROON (Dykcs 1927) M. L. 42 in. An exquisite blend of pale gold and bronze with an iridescence of violet. Very lovely planted among soft colors such as pale yellow or lavender. 50c.
From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1933: "Beautiful blending of amber, buff, yellow, violet, and rose."
Zaharoon (Iris Society's Silver Gilt Medal in the class of obe Seedling).- 3-1/2 ft. The most distinctive bearded Iris of that year. A soft buff-colour, overlaid with a pale violet sheen, having bronze reticulations and an orange beard. The Dykes Irises catalog, 1929.

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-- MikeUnser - 2010-07-09
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Topic revision: r15 - 12 May 2019, Betsy881
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