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■(IB) 'Chimera'

1960, Zurbrigg

'Chimera' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1960). Seedling #54-88. IB, 18" (46 cm), Early bloom. Color Code-Y4R. Standards near white; falls upper half maroon, lower ivory-chartreuse blended. Sand-olive dwarf X sibling to 'Step Up'. Avonbank 1961.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: CHIMERA (Zurbrigg '61) ++ E-18". Dependable fall bloomer in our area, & worth trying under comparable conditions. Mr. Zurbrigg states season was not long enough for buds to open 1n lnd1ana . Tho very tall, it is a delightful chartreuse--standards are light chartreuse, falls deepeer, w1th upper third flushed & veined lavender. Yellow beard. A pleasmg smooth flower. Sand-ol1ve Dwarf X s1b. to Step Up. Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.80; on $25 order $1.70.
 


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ChimeraRT.jpgjpg ChimeraRT.jpg manage 19 K 22 Jan 2012 - 21:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
chimera-jb.jpgjpg chimera-jb.jpg manage 9 K 11 Jan 2013 - 01:54 Main.Harloiris Photo by Chapman Iris
chimera01.jpgjpg chimera01.jpg manage 30 K 04 Apr 2017 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
chimera02.jpgjpg chimera02.jpg manage 120 K 04 Apr 2017 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
chimera03.jpgjpg chimera03.jpg manage 84 K 14 Jul 2014 - 18:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
chimera05.jpgjpg chimera05.jpg manage 64 K 04 Apr 2017 - 14:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
chimera06.jpgjpg chimera06.jpg manage 58 K 04 Apr 2017 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
chimera1.JPGJPG chimera1.JPG manage 62 K 05 Feb 2012 - 00:26 Main.htb ©2002 Laurie Frazer
chimera2.jpgjpg chimera2.jpg manage 128 K 19 Mar 2018 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
chimera5.jpgjpg chimera5.jpg manage 19 K 26 Feb 2013 - 19:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
chimera8.jpgjpg chimera8.jpg manage 43 K 14 Sep 2013 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r20 - 10 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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