1955, 1956, Coppedge
'Gay Welcome' (George Coppedge, R. 1955). Seedling# L49-2. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4, Amoena. Standards light to dark mimosa yellow, falls white below beard, edged dark mimosa; beard buttercup yellow. 'White Ruffles' X 'Char-Maize'. Lyons 1956.
|Awaiting original catalog description.|
|From AIS Bulletin #141, April 1956. Introducing GAY WELCOME (Coppedge 1956) $20.00. A delightfully ruffled mimosa yellow, shading from light to dark, with a buttercup yellow beard, surrounded by white. Flowers very long lasting. Exceptional branching. 38". Highly Commended 1955. Lyon Iris Garden.|
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