From Eden Road Iris Garden catalog for 1956: “ML. 36 in. (Pink Sails X Cotton Candy). Rich medium pink with a full pink beard. The flowers are quit large, with broad heavily substanced petals and excellent form. One of the best of the improved new pinks.”
From Marble Iris Gardens catalog for 1962: “This lovely new pink from the Sass gardens is fulfilling its earlier promise of being sensational. The rich medium pink is brightened by a full pink beard. The flowers are large with broad, heavily substanced petals and has excellent form. It is one of the beat of the new improved pinks.”
(Sass sdlg. 48-196 X Pink Sails) , HM 1953.
From AIS on-line CL: Complete parentage appears in Region 1 Bull., Summer 1952, wherein it was called Sass Pink.