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(AB) 'Moon Blossom'

1945, Tompkins

'Moon Blossom' (Chet Tompkins, Revised parentage 1946, R. 1945). Seedling# 44-14. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Blend of buff, bluish lavender and camilla pink. ('William Mohr' x 'Mussolini') x 'Veishea'.

Note: Aso listed in TB web: 'Moon Blossom'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

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From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: MOONBLOSSOM Disenrolled. (Tompkins, NR.) (William Mohr x Mussolini) X Veishea. Vallette: "golden beige, flushed blue." Notes: on Vallette's list of recommended Mohr-type oncobreds; does not match the TB that Tompkins registered as MOON BLOSSOM in 1946. Ref: Vallette, p.191.

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Topic revision: r1 - 28 Sep 2017, BetsyHiggins
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