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Image from page 22 of “1973 Cooley’s Gardens” (1973)
Title: 1973 Cooley’s Gardens
Year: 1973 (1970s)
Authors: Cooley’s Gardens; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs; Irises (Plants) Catalogs
Publisher: Silverton, Ore. : Cooley’s Gardens
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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Radiant Apogee $4.00 Gay Tracery $4.00 FROST and FLAME (Hall, ’57) EM. 38" $1.00 Mr. Hall worked for several years in an effort to bring out a faultless white with the tangerine beard so closely associated with the flamingo- pinks. And here we have it! The flowers are large, the stiff steins reach four feet, and the thick petals are as clean and white as a sheet. HM, ’57; AM, ’59. See page 55. FUJI’S MANTLE (Schreiner, ’66) ML. 35" $5.00 With blue-white standards and flaring falls of white shading to pale blue toward the margins, this flower suggests the classic beauty of snow capped Mt. Fuji in Japan as it rises from the lower haze. HM, ’67; AM, ’69. FULL DRESS (O. Brown, ’60) M. 35" $1.50 Heavily laced bright yellow with saffron yellow beard. The flowers have domed standards and graceful, semi-flaring falls. Tall, strong stalks with fine branching. HM, ’60. See page 43. GALA GOWN (Corey, ’59) M. 36" $1.50 Described as "melon color," a blend of apricot-tan and peach-pink. This is a self, even the beard harmonizing with this luscious but bril- liant tint. Large, rounded and slightly flaring; silky finish. HM, 59. Shown on page 48. GALA MADRID (L. Peterson, ’68) ML. 30" $14.00 Wonderfully rich in color is this piquantly colored iris. Bewitching butterscotch-gold standards and falls of wine red trimmed with a fetching i/^ inch border of brownish red. Small blue flash gleams below yellow beard. A vibrant, lively color pattern. HM, ’69; AM, ’71. See page 6. Wild Apache $3.50
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"Do want to tell you how much I think of the Iris you sent and of the extras. All those you sent were positively huge and I do look forward to seeing them bloom." Mrs. June Eraser, Georgia 19
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