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(TB) 'Captured Heart'

1957, Tompkins

'Captured Heart' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1957). TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-YV2L, Cream-ground plicata, violet-pink markings; red beard. ('Overture' x 'Hit Parade') X 'Surrender'. Fleur de Lis 1957.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: CAPTURED HEART (Tompkins '57) ML-40". For the first time this brings large size & well-branched stalks to the red-bearded plicata class. A novel glossy white plicata with a crescent below reddish-pink beard; lemon-cream brushed evenly over haft, richly dusted with clean Heliotrope-pink that extends down sides of falls. Very hardy, extra large rhizomes & foliage. Very different from the usual tangerine-bearded Iris! (Overture x Hit Parade) X Surrender. Regularly $1.00; on $10 order 50c; on $25 order 70c; 3 for $2.00.

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