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■(TB) 'Chinese Lantern'

1957, Fay

'Chinese Lantern' (Orville Fay, R. 1957) Seedling 53-114. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep-yellow self, tangerine beard. 'Mary Randall' x 'Techny Chimes'. Fay 1957. Honorable Mention 1958.

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Chinese LanternPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From Fay catalog, 1958: Chinese Lantern $15.00 (1957)No. 53-114- Mary Randall X Techny Chimes. Tall, large deep yellow self with a tangerine beard. This is the brightest beard I have seen on a yellow Iris. 42 inches tall, well branched bloom stem; large and vigorous plant.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: CHINESE LANTERN (Fay '57) M-40". From Dykes Medal Mary Randall crossed with famous Techny Chimes, which gives it superb blood for the hybridizer. Large smooth deep yellow, sporting a tangerine beard. Vigorous, producing tall, well branched stalks. Wonderful substance & remarkable lasting quality. HM'58. Mary Randall X Techny Chimes. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.85; on $25 order $1.25; 3 for $3.20.

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