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■(SDB) 'Rain Dance'

1979, Jones

'Rain Dance' (Bennett Jones, R. 1978). Seedling# M257-15. SDB, 10" (25 cm), Midseason bloom. Bluebird blue (HCC 042/1) self; self beard. Seedling# M213: ('Gingerbread Man' x 'Meadow Moss') X seedling# M220: ('Pepita' x ('Blueberry Muffins' x Gatty M595)). B Jones 1979. Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1983; Cook-Douglas Medal 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing RAIN DANCE-1978-Sdlg. M257-15: M213 (Gingerbread Man x Meadow Moss) X M220 (Pepita x (Blueberry Muffins x Gatty M595)}. Beautiful color, a deep bluebird blue self, including the beards. Standards are domed; falls are wide, round and semi-flaring. Excellent proportion throughout. A healthy and rampant grower. An outstanding SDB,-it is producing some exciting seedlings. 12". HC (40 votes) 1978. $7.50. Bennett Jones.
 
 

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-14
  • SDB 'Rain Dance' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, May 12 - June 2, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 07 Aug 2017
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2017-05-25 113SDB Rain Dance (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 113SDB Rain Dance (2).jpg manage 926 K 07 Aug 2017 - 21:05 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of SDB Rain Dance. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/25/2017
2017-05-25 118SDB Rain Dance (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 118SDB Rain Dance (2).jpg manage 607 K 07 Aug 2017 - 21:07 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud of SDB Rain Dance. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/25/2017.
20170519_122818SDB_Rain_Dance01.jpgjpg 20170519_122818SDB_Rain_Dance01.jpg manage 967 K 23 May 2017 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at 05/19/17 at MN Landscape Arboretum
20170601_124849SDB Rain Dance  (2).jpgjpg 20170601_124849SDB Rain Dance (2).jpg manage 880 K 07 Aug 2017 - 21:04 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Rain Dance. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.
RainDance.jpgjpg RainDance.jpg manage 50 K 24 Apr 2012 - 15:28 Main.tomlwaters photo by Karen Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2011
RainDance01.JPGJPG RainDance01.JPG manage 116 K 04 Dec 2014 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RainDance02.jpgjpg RainDance02.jpg manage 65 K 27 Mar 2015 - 13:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
RainDance2.jpgjpg RainDance2.jpg manage 65 K 24 Apr 2012 - 15:27 Main.tomlwaters photo by Tom Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2012
RainDance3.jpgjpg RainDance3.jpg manage 58 K 01 May 2012 - 15:14 Main.tomlwaters photo by Tom Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2012
rain_dance79jones-sdb.JPGJPG rain_dance79jones-sdb.JPG manage 66 K 29 Jan 2012 - 08:33 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
raindance.jpgjpg raindance.jpg manage 63 K 14 Jan 2010 - 19:03 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
raindance01.JPGJPG raindance01.JPG manage 426 K 30 Apr 2017 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
raindance02.JPGJPG raindance02.JPG manage 74 K 16 Jun 2014 - 13:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
raindance03.JPGJPG raindance03.JPG manage 64 K 16 Jun 2014 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
raindance04.JPGJPG raindance04.JPG manage 77 K 06 Jul 2014 - 00:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
raindance05.JPGJPG raindance05.JPG manage 64 K 06 Jul 2014 - 00:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
raindance1.jpgjpg raindance1.jpg manage 132 K 08 Jun 2016 - 22:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
raindance2.jpgjpg raindance2.jpg manage 743 K 15 Aug 2017 - 16:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
raindance3.jpgjpg raindance3.jpg manage 20 K 30 May 2013 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises
raindance5.JPGJPG raindance5.JPG manage 47 K 01 Feb 2012 - 19:49 Main.htb ©2001 Laurie Frazer
raindance6.jpgjpg raindance6.jpg manage 132 K 05 Jun 2018 - 19:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
raindance7.jpgjpg raindance7.jpg manage 113 K 05 Jun 2018 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
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