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■(TB) 'Barcelona'

1967, Brown

'Barcelona' (Opal Brown, R. 1967). Seedling# 4-11K 16. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class OYD4V. Standards yellow ochre (07/3), violet infusion in midribs; falls pansy purple (928/3); tangerine beard. 'Pipes Of Pan' X ruby red seedling# 8-21B5. Brown's Sunnyhill Gdns 1967.

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Barcelona01.JPGbarcelona01.jpgbarcelona02.jpgbarcelona02bh.jpgBarcelona101104.jpgbarcelona4.jpgBarcelona5.JPGBarcelonaEI.jpgIris germanica Barcelona01.JPG

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Awaiting original catalog description
From The Bulletin of the American Iris Society_, No. 199 (October 1970): 51. Opal has long been a leader in developing new and exciting color combinations in irises notable for extreme width and vigor. Two of the recent products, both from PIPES OF PAN, are truly exceptional: BARCELONA (Opal Brown '67, HM '68, AM '70) is a tallish, stately number of excellent growth and branching. The standards are variously described as yellow, yellow-ochre, beige-champagne, and the falls pansy purple or wine red. Colonel Blimp would have described it perfectly as tawny port floating on claret. Whatever your choice, the bright tangerine beard goes amazingly well with the petal colors. [H. M. Parker, “Thirteen Is a Lucky Number,”


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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Barcelona01.JPGJPG Barcelona01.JPG manage 58 K 20 Nov 2014 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Barcelona101104.jpgjpg Barcelona101104.jpg manage 17 K 19 Nov 2010 - 09:53 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Barcelona5.JPGJPG Barcelona5.JPG manage 59 K 19 Mar 2014 - 18:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
BarcelonaEI.jpgjpg BarcelonaEI.jpg manage 37 K 08 Dec 2012 - 19:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Iris_germanica_Barcelona01.JPGJPG Iris_germanica_Barcelona01.JPG manage 43 K 18 Jan 2018 - 14:48 Main.TLaurin Photo taken in the Pars Floral de Vincenne,Paris,France-Zone 7
barcelona01.jpgjpg barcelona01.jpg manage 46 K 02 Feb 2015 - 16:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
barcelona02.jpgjpg barcelona02.jpg manage 87 K 13 May 2015 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
barcelona02bh.jpgjpg barcelona02bh.jpg manage 21 K 13 Jan 2018 - 19:11 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Exline photo
barcelona4.jpgjpg barcelona4.jpg manage 64 K 04 Nov 2013 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
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