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■(SIB) 'Ginger Twist'

2009, Schafer/Sacks

'Ginger Twist' ( Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, 2009). Seedling S02-9-10, height 30", Early bloom. Standards lavender (RHS 76 A/C), darker dappling; style arms pale gold with pearly pale lavender area between midrib and yellow edge; Falls pinkish-brown gold, red purple speckles overall; brighter gold stitching on edges, large bright yellow signal veined pinkish-brown gold; small flowers; pronounced sweet fragrance. S99-43-10: (S96-45-1: (S92-75-15, 'Off She Goes' sibling x 'Tom Schaefer') x S96-40-3, 'Lady’s Chain' sibling) X S99-31-10: (S96-40-3, 'Creme Caramel' sibling x S96-22-06, 'Floating Candles' sibling). Joe Pye Weed 2009. Franklin Cook Cup 2010, Honorable Mention 2012, Walther Cup 2012, Award of Merit 2014, Morgan-Wood Medal 2016.

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Hybridizer's Comment: Layers of color - lavender standards, ginger Falls, speckles all over and pearly pale gold styles - are complimented by a strong sweet fragrance. Small flowers in abundance, carried well above the sturdy foliage, five to seven buds per stalk, excellent clump.

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-02-13
  • Siberian, 'Ginger Twist', was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 2-10, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 08 Aug 2017
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20170603_115301 SIB Ginger Twist (2RS).jpgjpg 20170603_115301 SIB Ginger Twist (2RS).jpg manage 156 K 05 Oct 2017 - 23:47 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Iris Society of Minnesota annual show, June 3, 2017.
GingerTwist01.JPGJPG GingerTwist01.JPG manage 55 K 15 Feb 2015 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelly Norris
GingerTwistJPW.jpgjpg GingerTwistJPW.jpg manage 63 K 13 Feb 2010 - 00:31 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 17 Jun 2010 - 22:23 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2010 Convention in Madison, WI
GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 73 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:30 Main.janlauritzen taken at Hatley Park, Victoria, BC. at AIS 2011 Convention
GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 74 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:30 Main.janlauritzen taken at Hatley Park, Victoria, BC. at AIS 2011 Convention
GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_4.jpgjpg GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_4.jpg manage 65 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:32 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Glendale Gardens, Victoria, Canada at the AIS 2011 Convention
GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_5.jpgjpg GingerTwist_by_JanLauritzen_5.jpg manage 74 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:34 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Glendale Gardens, Victoria, Canada at the AIS 2011 Convention
GingerTwistclJPW.jpgjpg GingerTwistclJPW.jpg manage 74 K 13 Feb 2010 - 00:32 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Ginger_Twist_Iriswarehouse.JPGJPG Ginger_Twist_Iriswarehouse.JPG manage 41 K 29 Aug 2013 - 12:45 Main.Iriswarehouse Photo by Iriswarehouse at 2013 Siberian Iris convention Lansing, MI.
Gingertwist8.JPGJPG Gingertwist8.JPG manage 61 K 20 Jun 2013 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
IMG_7707-X2_ginger_twist.jpgjpg IMG_7707-X2_ginger_twist.jpg manage 233 K 12 Feb 2016 - 05:27 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
ginger01.jpgjpg ginger01.jpg manage 79 K 02 May 2015 - 13:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
gingertwist.jpgjpg gingertwist.jpg manage 156 K 10 Jun 2017 - 00:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
gingertwist01.jpgjpg gingertwist01.jpg manage 165 K 20 Jun 2017 - 14:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
gingertwist02.JPGJPG gingertwist02.JPG manage 58 K 31 Aug 2014 - 03:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
gingertwist03.JPGJPG gingertwist03.JPG manage 92 K 20 Oct 2014 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
gingertwist04.JPGJPG gingertwist04.JPG manage 151 K 06 Jun 2018 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
gingertwist1.jpgjpg gingertwist1.jpg manage 128 K 20 Jul 2016 - 20:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear
gingertwist10.JPGJPG gingertwist10.JPG manage 82 K 27 Dec 2013 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
gingertwist11.JPGJPG gingertwist11.JPG manage 77 K 27 Dec 2013 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
gingertwist12.JPGJPG gingertwist12.JPG manage 87 K 27 Dec 2013 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
gingertwist2.jpgjpg gingertwist2.jpg manage 851 K 03 Aug 2017 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
gingertwist3.JPGJPG gingertwist3.JPG manage 1 MB 15 Dec 2017 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
gingertwist4.jpgjpg gingertwist4.jpg manage 148 K 13 Jun 2018 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
Topic revision: r37 - 13 Aug 2018, Betsy881
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