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■(TB) 'Salmon Shell'

1947, Muhlestein

'Salmon Shell' (Tell Muhlestein, R.1947) TB, Early bloom season; Color Class-R4L. 'Midwest Gem' x Hall seedling# 42-10. Tell 1950.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: (Muhlestein 1950) Each 3.00. When this delicious salmon toned shell pink iris first bloomed in our trial beds visitors without exception praised its beauty. In addition to the captivating color every requirement necessary for a top flight iris is evident. Flowers exhibit excellent substance and texture. Stems are ideally branched and the plant is a vigorous grower. 3 to 3-1/2 feet. Midseason to late.
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: SALMON SHELL (Muhl. 1950) M. 38 in. (Midwest Gem x Sib. to Dream Girl). A self of almost pure salmon with salmon toned beard. Flowers are large with broad petals, excellent form and substance. Proving to be a remarkable parent. 2.00.

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Salmon Shell.1950.Muhlestein.jpgjpg Salmon Shell.1950.Muhlestein.jpg manage 161 K 06 May 2020 - 21:08 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Tell's Iris Gardens Catalog, 1950.
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Topic revision: r10 - 06 May 2020, davepote
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