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(TB) 'Celestial Orchid'

1964, Brown

'Celestial Orchid' (Rex Brown, R. 1963). Seedling# 58-98-2. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early midseason to late bloom. Color Class-V1, Sea lavender-violet self, light brown on harts, yellow beard. Seedling# 56-40-3 X 'Queen's Choice'. Brown's Iris Garden 1964.

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From Brown’s Iris Garden catalog, 1964: CELESTIAL ORCHID (R. Brown '64) #58-98-2 EML. 35" (Sib to Seafair Queen x Queen's Choice) This is a very lacy clear orchid of wide, flaring shape and heavy substance. The beard is yellow and there is a touch of tan at the haft. The well branched stalk carries many buds making for a long bloom season. Net $25.00

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Topic revision: r6 - 12 Oct 2018, Harloiris
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