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■(AB) 'American Modern'

1951, Craig

'American Modern' OGB- (Tom Craig, R. 1951). AB, TMB, 38" (97 cm). Early bloom. Blend of olive ochre veined and washed with reds. 'Gay Senorita' X 'Joppa Parrot'. Craig, 1951.

Also listed in TB web: ''American Modern'.

See below:

American Modern.jpgAmerican Modern - Eaves.jpgAmerican Modernbh.jpg


From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1955: AMERICAN MODERN (Craig) A progeny of the famous Joppa Parrot. Olive-ochre standards, sometimes flecked bluish-green, and heavy falls copiously veined in red. A beautiful iris-strange and lovely. 3 ft. $6.00.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1956: AMERICAN MODERN (Craig 1951) M. 36 in. (Gay Senorita x Joppa Parrot). A new Mohr hybrid of rich olive-ochre with flecks of deep blue green and with red veins on the falls. Unusual. 6.00

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
American_Modern.jpgjpg American_Modern.jpg manage 71 K 05 Mar 2016 - 14:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo for Tom Craig catalog
American_Modern_-_Eaves.jpgjpg American_Modern_-_Eaves.jpg manage 28 K 09 Feb 2010 - 19:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Donald Eaves
American_Modernbh.jpgjpg American_Modernbh.jpg manage 21 K 08 Jan 2017 - 16:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo for Tom Craig catalog
Topic revision: r14 - 15 Feb 2018, Betsy881
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