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(TB) 'Lover's Moon'

1958, Porreca

'Lover's Moon' (Bert Porreca, R. 1958). Seedling# 212. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1L, Lemon-yellow self; lemon-yellow beard. 'Amandine' X Hall's apricot seedling# H-51. The Iris Farm 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing LOVER'S MOON (Sdlg. #212) Amandine X Hall Apricot Seedling. A huge lemon yellow self, several shades deeper than Amandine. Despite its tremendous size and delicate appearance, it is extremely rugged and stands up in all kinds of weather. Even the buds of this are spectacular. A real conversation piece for your garden. $25.00. The Iris Farm.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: LOVER'S MOON (Porreca '59) ML-33". It is attracting a great deal of attention on account of its immense size and beautiful appearance. A clear lemon self even to the beard. Buds are so large as to be spectacular. An absolute crowd-stopper. Amandine X Sdlg.J. Regularly $10; on $15 order $5.95; on $25 order $3.95; 3 for $11.15.
 


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