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■(TB) 'Pink Tassel'

1965, Austin

'Pink Tassel' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Seedling# 218. TB, height 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-R3. Standards light rose pink; falls deep rose, frilled rose-pink bearded spoons. 'Sierra Sunset' X ('Pink Formal' x 'Unicorn'). Rainbow 1965.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: PINK TASSEL (Austin '65) M-38". A rose bitone with spoons all frilled! Standards light rose pmk, fr1lled spoons same, with deep yellow beard. Falls deep rose, with rose veining on yellow at haft. An intriguing character--soon after opening falls are horizontal and cupped! holding spoons; as flower ages falls become down-hanging but frilled spoons remam horizontal and delightfully conspicuous! Sierra Sunset X (Pink Formal x Unicorn). Sdlg. #218. Regularly $20.00; on $30 order $14.95.

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