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■(TB) 'Spooned Premiere'

1960, Austin

'Spooned Premiere' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1959). Seedling# 8200. TB, height 34" (86 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-R3. Standards light crimson-red; falls deep crimson; spooned beard. Seedling# J-910 X 'Horned Rosyred'. Rainbow 1960.

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Photo scanned from the 1965 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SPOONED PREMIERE (Austin '60) ML-30". Behold in life-like color, the world's first Spooned Iris. An almost magical development of my world-famous Horned Iris. Here the ends of the three horns have mystically enlarged and subtly transformed into broad decorative spoons, adding a charming embellishment. Sets seed; pollen variable, often plentiful. (Austin Horned Seedling J-910 X Horned Rosyred). Regularly $20; on $25 order $7.95; 3 for $22.65.
 

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