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■(TB) 'Betty Simon'

1976, Hamblen

'Betty Simon' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1975). Seedling# H69-47. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards yellow (RHS 3D), creamy yellow center area; falls violet-blue (92B), chartreuse hafts; yellow orange beard. 'Misty Dawn' X 'Foggy Dew'. Mission Bell 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #221 April 1976 Introducing BETTY SIMON. EL, 3,4". An improved Lilac Champagne. Domed stds., creamy yellow; flaring falls, vio-blue, chartreuse hafts, orange-yellow beards. Wide, ruffled petals. Strong stems, ideal bud placement. Misty Dawn X Foggy Dew. #H69-47. HC '75 (33 votes). $25.00. Mission Bell.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-11
  • TB 'Betty Simon' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 5-13, in 2017. It has light colored Purple Based Foliage that is visible at least during and after flowering, as well as some color on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 10 Aug 2017
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20170601_141455TB Betty Simon  (2).jpgjpg 20170601_141455TB Betty Simon (2).jpg manage 975 K 10 Aug 2017 - 20:54 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single Bud of TB Betty Simon. Photo taken by Holly Johnson, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.
20170609_112313TB Betty Simon (2).jpgjpg 20170609_112313TB Betty Simon (2).jpg manage 1 MB 10 Aug 2017 - 20:32 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of TB Betty Simon with bud. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/09/2017.
20170621_110745 TB Betty Simon (2).jpgjpg 20170621_110745 TB Betty Simon (2).jpg manage 948 K 10 Aug 2017 - 20:56 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Betty Simon has very light Purple Based Foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/21/2017.
BETTYSIMON01.jpgjpg BETTYSIMON01.jpg manage 135 K 10 Nov 2015 - 21:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
BHP_1294-X2_betty_simon.jpgjpg BHP_1294-X2_betty_simon.jpg manage 100 K 20 Feb 2016 - 23:40 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
BettySimon01.JPGJPG BettySimon01.JPG manage 52 K 20 Nov 2014 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BettySimon02.jpgjpg BettySimon02.jpg manage 64 K 22 May 2014 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
BettySimon3.jpgjpg BettySimon3.jpg manage 472 K 19 Jan 2017 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
BettySimon4.jpgjpg BettySimon4.jpg manage 60 K 17 Oct 2013 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
BettySimonBJ.jpgjpg BettySimonBJ.jpg manage 58 K 29 Jan 2012 - 15:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
BettySimonEI.jpgjpg BettySimonEI.jpg manage 23 K 08 Dec 2012 - 20:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Betty_Simon.JPGJPG Betty_Simon.JPG manage 70 K 30 Jan 2011 - 22:29 IrisP  
betty02.jpgjpg betty02.jpg manage 78 K 13 May 2015 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
betty04.jpgjpg betty04.jpg manage 58 K 15 Jun 2015 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
bettysimon01.JPGJPG bettysimon01.JPG manage 62 K 24 Sep 2015 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
bettysimon02.JPGJPG bettysimon02.JPG manage 49 K 27 Sep 2015 - 16:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
bettysimon03.jpgjpg bettysimon03.jpg manage 62 K 19 Sep 2015 - 13:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
bettysimon04.JPGJPG bettysimon04.JPG manage 51 K 01 Oct 2015 - 13:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
bettysimon05.JPGJPG bettysimon05.JPG manage 56 K 05 Oct 2015 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
bettysimon06.JPGJPG bettysimon06.JPG manage 468 K 03 Aug 2018 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
bettysimon07.JPGJPG bettysimon07.JPG manage 612 K 03 Aug 2018 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
bettysimon3.JPGJPG bettysimon3.JPG manage 926 K 07 Dec 2016 - 16:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
bettysimon4.jpgjpg bettysimon4.jpg manage 136 K 20 Jun 2017 - 18:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
bettysimon5.JPGJPG bettysimon5.JPG manage 83 K 28 Jan 2014 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
bettysimon6.JPGJPG bettysimon6.JPG manage 108 K 28 Jan 2014 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r35 - 03 Aug 2018, TLaurin
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