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■(JI) 'Leave Me Sighing'

1964, Maddocks

'Leave me Sighing' (Frederick Maddocks, R. 1963) Seedling M1561. JI (double), 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Medium lilac-pink self, matching stylearms. From seedlings. Melrose 1964. High Commendation 1963, Honorable Mention 1965, Payne Award 1967.

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From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1965: LEAVE ME SIGHING (Fred Maddocks ). HC '63. This is one of the largest Japanese Iris we have seen. That wouldn't be such an impressive statement except that it is a PINK; very nearly a complete self of pink! Actually, a medium lilac pink even to the style arms. Small yellow signals rest on a small slightly deeper lilac feather. All 6 petals are broad and overlapping and are held horizontally. It branches, too. What more could you want of a Japanese Iris-a pink at that? NET 15.00.
 


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leavemesighing1.JPGJPG leavemesighing1.JPG manage 23 K 20 Mar 2013 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Wildwood Gardens
leavemesighing5.JPGJPG leavemesighing5.JPG manage 369 K 21 Dec 2023 - 12:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ben Hager
Topic revision: r9 - 21 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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