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■ (TB) 'Cameo Coral'

1959, Tompkins

'Cameo Coral' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1959). Seedling# 55-175. TB, 39" (99 cm), Early to late bloom. Color Class-O1P, Medium-pink self, red beard. (('Overture' x 'Color Carnival' sibling) x 'Golden Eagle') x Muhlestein seedling# 49-11. Fleur de Lis 1959.

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Cameo coral copy.jpgcameocoral.JPGcameocoral1.JPG


Schrieners 1963 Catalog states" CAMEO CORAL (Tompkins 1959) EM. 38". $10.00. A most apt name as it describes exactly the color of this very large pink iris. Huge flowers of beautiful form , broad, domed standards and wide flaring falls. Well substanced with strong, tall, well branched stems. One of the best large pinks since Cloud Cap."
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: CAMEO CORAL (Tomp. '59) E.L. 39 in. ((Overture x Pink Sib to Color Carnival) x Golden Eagle) x Pink Pappa. The largest pink we have grown. Huge flowers of beautiful form with broad domed standards and very wide, semi-flaring falls. A clean bright Coral or Cameo Coral pink with a vivid coral beard that further heightens the color, it has a thick, heavy, magnolia like substance and finish. Strong, tall, very well branched stalks. 10.00.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cameo_coral_copy.jpgjpg Cameo_coral_copy.jpg manage 138 K 03 Nov 2016 - 13:53 BobPries From Schreiners 1963 catalog
cameocoral.JPGJPG cameocoral.JPG manage 674 K 12 Jun 2018 - 01:56 UnknownUser Photo from Larry Harder slide collection
cameocoral1.JPGJPG cameocoral1.JPG manage 305 K 19 Oct 2020 - 19:53 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1977 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r14 - 19 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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