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■(TB) 'Fifth Avenue'

1962, Hamblen

'Fifth Avenue' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1960). Seedling# H7-104A. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class V3, Violet bitone; apricot beard and hafts. Sibling to 'Valimar' X 'Glittering Amber'. Mission Bell 1962.

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From Mission Bell Gardens catalog, 1962: FIFTH AVENUE (Hamblen) No. H7-104A. Early to Late. 32 inches. Strikingly different violet bitone: standards campanula violet (37/2); falls amethyst violet (35/1); deep amber yellow hafts highlighted by a beard of marigold orange. Broad, ruffled, lacy petals; standards cupped, falls with a horizontal flare. Large blossoms of excellent substance, sturdy stems, good growing habits. (H53-27K: blue sib. to Valimar) X (Glittering Amber). HC '60. Net 25.00.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FIFTH AVENUE !\(Hamblen '62) E.L. 32 in. Blue Valimar sib x Glittering Amber. A vinaceous petunia purple with a broad haft of a much paler lavender offsetting the yellow shoulders and deep marigold orange beard. Flowers are large with erect, heavily ruffled, cupped standards and horizontal, fluted falls. H.C. 1960. NET 20.00.

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FifthAvenue_Sch67.jpgjpg FifthAvenue_Sch67.jpg manage 153 K 01 Feb 2014 - 20:13 Main.davepote From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1967, p. 17.
Fifth_Avenue.JPGJPG Fifth_Avenue.JPG manage 52 K 02 Feb 2011 - 06:05 IrisP  
fifthavenue01.JPGJPG fifthavenue01.JPG manage 298 K 26 May 2020 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1970 Cooley's Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
fifthavenue1.jpgjpg fifthavenue1.jpg manage 128 K 21 Apr 2016 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r13 - 26 May 2020, TLaurin
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