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(TB) 'Orange Beacon'

1962, Crandall

'Orange Beacon' (Fred Crandall, R. 1959). Seedling# 56-32A. TB, 42" (107 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-O1, Orange self; deep orange beard. ('Orchid Lady' x 'Pink Formal') x 'Pink Formal' x 'June Bride'). Crandall 1962.

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From AIS Bulletin #165, April 1962. Introducing ORANGE BEACON: 42". (Orchid Lady x Pink Formal) X (Pink Formal x June Bride). Many garden visitors are impressed with this bright orange. It just falls short a bit on size but has good form and substance and is very showy. $5.00. Crandall's Iris Garden.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: ORANGE BEACON (Crandall '62) M. VL. 42 in. (Orchid Lady x Pink Formal) x (Pink Formal x June Bride). Medium large as to size, but with good form and substance and of such a deep color that its in the same class as Orange Parade. 4.00.
 

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