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(AB) 'Kindly Sky'

1964, Tompkins

'Kindly Sky' ( Chet Tompkins, R. 1963) (Tb-onco), 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. White ground, blue border. ( 'Surrender' x 'Consolation') X ( 'Dixie Doll' x 'Bamboo Belle'). Fleur de Lis 1964.

Also listed in TB web: 'Kindly Sky'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1964: KINDLY SKY Tomp.'63 M.L. 39 in. (Surrender x Consolation) x Dixie Doll) x Bamboo Belle. A richly colored plicata with two lines of aril breeding in it. White ground with rich dark violet blue border. Has the usual thick leathery Onco like substance and has nice form with domed, waved stands and semi-flaring falls so heavily ruffled they bring to mind the old crinkled ribbon type Christmas candy. Fertile both ways. 3.00
 


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Topic revision: r10 - 08 Aug 2017, Betsy881
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