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■(TB) 'Tranquility'

1950, Fay

'Tranquility' (Orville Fay, R. 1950) TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Pure white self. 'Snow Flurry' X 'Katharine Fay'. Fay 1950. Honorable Mention 1950; Award of Merit 1953.

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From Fay catalog, 1956: Tranquility $2.50 (1950) No. 46-36- Snow Flurry X Katherine Fay. This very large milk-white flower is carried on a perfectly branched strong stem 38 inches tall. The haft is wide and clean and the beard is white. The flower is round and full petaled, with nicely flaring falls and domed standards. Very large strong plants with blue green leaves. Completely winter hardy at Chicago. Mid-season. H.M. l950. A.M. 1953; 100 Best 1955.
From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1955: TRANQUILITY. (Fay, 1950). A very large milk-white flower on perfectly branched stalks. 38 inches tall. Heaviest substance. Round flower with domed standards and flaring falls. Maybe the best white. $3.00.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-31
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Tranquility.jpgjpg Tranquility.jpg manage 248 K 13 May 2020 - 21:08 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Tranquility'
Tranquility01.JPGJPG Tranquility01.JPG manage 43 K 08 Dec 2014 - 04:09 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Tranquility02.jpgjpg Tranquility02.jpg manage 61 K 15 Apr 2014 - 02:35 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Tranquility1.jpgjpg Tranquility1.jpg manage 179 K 13 May 2020 - 21:08 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Tranquility'
Tranquility12BHU.jpgjpg Tranquility12BHU.jpg manage 58 K 06 May 2012 - 19:37 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
TranquilityAA.jpgjpg TranquilityAA.jpg manage 23 K 20 Feb 2011 - 14:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Tranquility_fl.jpgjpg Tranquility_fl.jpg manage 36 K 21 Feb 2011 - 19:40 IrisP  
tranquility1.JPGJPG tranquility1.JPG manage 237 K 26 Aug 2017 - 02:46 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
tranquillity01.JPGJPG tranquillity01.JPG manage 39 K 13 Dec 2018 - 03:28 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
tranquillity02.jpgjpg tranquillity02.jpg manage 34 K 13 Dec 2018 - 03:30 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
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