Difference: TbTopOfTheWorld (r12 vs. r11)

■(TB) 'Top Of The World'

1961, Albright

'Top Of The World' (Margaret Albright, R. 1959). Seedling# 58-01. TB. Midseason bloom. Standards blue; falls white; blue beard. 'Blue Sapphire' X 'Blue Flight'. Tell 1961. High Commendation 1959 as seedling# 58-01; Honorable Mention 1962. Tell's Iris 1961.

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References:

This year Tell Muhlestein will introduce Top OF THE WORLD for Margaret Albright. A grandchild of CHIVALRY (BLUE SAPPHIRE X BLUE FLIGHT), neither white nor blue, but an unusual, and completely lovely, combination of both, TOP OF THE WORLD might be called a reverse amoena. Standards are light blue, falls blue white; a heavy bluish beard gives the impression of shadows on new drifted snow. Heavily substanced, silken textured, wide petaled, and ruffled, its beauty returns, like a well-loved melody, to add to the conviction that progress, in the realm of iris, is forging rapidly ahead. [Mrs. J. R. Hamblen, "Drama of Progress",

ORIGINAL CATALOG DESCRIPTION:

A.I.S. Bulletin 161

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(April 1961): 9-10.]
This year Tell Muhlestein will introduce TOP OF THE WORLD for Margaret Albright. A grandchild of CHIVALRY (BLUE SAPPHIRE X BLUE FLIGHT), neither white nor blue, but an unusual, and completely lovely, combination of both, TOP OF THE WORLD might be called a reverse amoena. Standards are light blue, falls blue white; a heavy bluish beard gives the impression of shadows on new drifted snow. Heavily substanced, silken textured, wide petaled, and ruffled, its beauty returns, like a well-loved melody, to add to the conviction that progress, in the realm of iris, is forging rapidly ahead. [Mrs. J. R. Hamblen, "Drama of Progress", A.I.S. Bulletin 161 (April 1961): 9-10.]

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