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■(MTB) 'Grandpa's Girl'

1984, Fisher

'Grandpa's Girl' (Kenneth Fisher, R. 1983). Seedling #F 77-1. MTB, 16" (41 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls red violet, edged yellow; yellow beard. Seedling #75ASB2-1: (('Amethyst Sunset' x 'Buttercup Charm') x sibling) X seedling #75AS-1: (('Amethyst Sunset' x unknown) x sibling). Riverdale Iris 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing GRANDPA'S GIRL (Ken Fisher) MTB, 16", M. Amethyst Sunset sdlg. X sib. A bright burst of color that beckons across the garden is this bicolor of clear yellow with falls of red-violet edged yellow. Lovely symmetry and balance. $7.50. Riverdale Iris Gardens.

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-11
  • MTB 'Grandpa's Girl' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, approximately, May 24 - June 14, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 06 Aug 2017
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2017-05-25 202MTB Grandpas Girl (3).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 202MTB Grandpas Girl (3).jpg manage 830 K 06 Aug 2017 - 04:22 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 MTB Grandpas Girl. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25/2017
2017-05-25 209MTB Grandpas Girl (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 209MTB Grandpas Girl (2).jpg manage 1 MB 06 Aug 2017 - 04:24 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of MTB Grandpas Girl. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25/2017.
20170601_133010MTB Grandpas Girl (2).jpgjpg 20170601_133010MTB Grandpas Girl (2).jpg manage 1 MB 06 Aug 2017 - 04:23 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 MTB Grandpas Girl. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/01/2017
GrandpasGirl_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg GrandpasGirl_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 73 K 24 Oct 2010 - 03:00 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
IMG_4368-X2_grandpas_girl.jpgjpg IMG_4368-X2_grandpas_girl.jpg manage 228 K 12 Feb 2016 - 05:17 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
MTBGrandpasGirl.jpgjpg MTBGrandpasGirl.jpg manage 67 K 12 Jan 2010 - 17:51 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
grandpas01.JPGJPG grandpas01.JPG manage 94 K 17 Feb 2015 - 23:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jan Lauritzen
grandpasgirl.jpgjpg grandpasgirl.jpg manage 43 K 07 May 2010 - 02:27 Main.wilsonjh photo by Jim Wilson, Kentucky
grandpasgirl03.jpgjpg grandpasgirl03.jpg manage 36 K 23 Jul 2014 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
grandpasgirl11.JPGJPG grandpasgirl11.JPG manage 72 K 09 Feb 2012 - 01:25 Main.htb ©2009 Laurie Frazer
mtb_grandpas_girl.JPGJPG mtb_grandpas_girl.JPG manage 72 K 22 Jan 2012 - 19:19 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
Topic revision: r22 - 13 Oct 2018, Betsy881
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