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■(SDB) 'Wow'

1970, Brown

'Wow' (Alta Brown, R. 1969) Seedling #M 1306-11. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Early bloom. Standards bright chrome yellow (Wilson 605); falls deep oxblood-red (823) with narrow margin of chrome yellow (605) about 1/8", spot is solid and smooth; bright orange beard. Seedling #M 393-2 (sibling of 'Sunny Heart' and 'Cartwheel') X 'Lilli-Var'. Brown's Iris 1970. Honorable Mention 1971, Award of Merit 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing WOW. Sdlg. M 1306-11. (Sib of Sunny Heart X Lilli Var). E. 11". Closed standards are bright chrome yellow; flaring falls are deep oxblood red with a narrow margin of chrome yellow; the spot is smooth solid color. Orange beard. The brightest of variegatas. $7.50. Brown's Iris Garden.
 
 


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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-03-18
  • SDB 'Wow' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, May 8-16, in 2017. There is some light purple coloring on the spathes, but I didn't see any Purple Based Foliage at the base of the leaves. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 08 Aug 2017
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20170510_131405SDB Wow (2).jpgjpg 20170510_131405SDB Wow (2).jpg manage 497 K 08 Aug 2017 - 21:50 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of SDB Wow, note the color on the spathe. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/10/2017.
20170514_133525_(2)SDB_Wow.jpgjpg 20170514_133525_(2)SDB_Wow.jpg manage 321 K 16 May 2017 - 01:47 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Wow - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/14/2017.
20170514_133605_(2)SDB_Wow.jpgjpg 20170514_133605_(2)SDB_Wow.jpg manage 455 K 16 May 2017 - 01:47 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Wow - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/14/2017.
SDB_Wow.jpgjpg SDB_Wow.jpg manage 197 K 11 May 2017 - 17:36 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Wow - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/14/2017.
wow01.JPGJPG wow01.JPG manage 66 K 20 Jun 2014 - 00:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
wow02.JPGJPG wow02.JPG manage 65 K 11 Jul 2014 - 21:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
wow03.JPGJPG wow03.JPG manage 86 K 11 Jul 2014 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
wow04.JPGJPG wow04.JPG manage 74 K 11 Jul 2014 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
wow05.JPGJPG wow05.JPG manage 70 K 11 Jul 2014 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
wow1.jpgjpg wow1.jpg manage 81 K 08 Sep 2014 - 20:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
wow2.jpgjpg wow2.jpg manage 163 K 05 Jun 2018 - 00:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
wow5.jpgjpg wow5.jpg manage 39 K 18 Nov 2018 - 15:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r19 - 18 Nov 2018, TLaurin
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