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■(TB) 'Barbados'

2017, Keppel

'Barbados' (Keith Keppel, R. 2016). Seedling# 07-184G. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late bloom. Standards greyed violet (M&P 47-H-9 to 46-I-9), cream ground showing in center; style arms darker, blended windsor purple (47/48-J-10), narrow honey (12-J-6) edge on wings; falls light yellow (9-E-1/2) ground, ivory below beard, huckleberry (47-J-10) edge, darker (48-J-11) shoulders; beards flame tipped brown in throat, mustard-brown in middle, violet-blue end tipped bronze. Seedling# 02-78A: (seedling# 97-82A: ('Midnight Oil' x 'Charleston') x seedling# 98-204H, 'High Octane' pollen parent) X seedling# 02-92E: ('Inside Track' x 'Spice Lord'). Keppel 2017.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: BARBADOS L 34” (((Midnight Oil x Charleston) x 98-204H, pollen parent of High Octane) X (Inside Track x Spice Lord)) #07-184G. Plicatas were early-season fare in the old days, but no more; this is a plic to close out the season! Ruffled flowers are heavily marked greyed huckleberry purple to windsor purple on ivory to light yellow ground. Dark beards combine violet blue, bronze, and mustard brown, with a touch of flame deep in the throat. Seven to nine buds. (Charting this parentage is almost as confusing as charting our family's Sandifer branch lineage after they emigrated from Barbados.) $50.00.

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