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■(TB) 'Brigadoon'

1955, Tompkins

'Brigadoon' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1955). Seedling# 53-218. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to late bloom. Color Class-YR5, Blend of fuchsia-red and amethyst-violet. (Name released by R. Small, former registrant). Involved parentage, including 'Honeyflow' and 'Three Oaks' x seashell pinks x ('Dark Fire' x 'Colorcade'). Fleur de Lis 1955.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: BRIGADOON (Tompkins 1955) E. L. 38 in. (((Honeyflower x Sea shell) x Three Oaks x ((Spring Maid x Far West) x F.Zenor))) x (((Spindrift ({Spring Maid x Far West) x F. Zenor)) x Nylon x Sass 40-313))) x (Dark Fire x Colorcade)). A brilliant blend of Fuchsia red and Amethyst Violet, this is one of the most brilliant Iris we have ever seen and certainly has the most carryIng power. The flowers are very large, beautifully formed with broad, softly ruffled petals. The substance is heavy and the finish is like gleaming, silken taffeta. There is a flush of Chocolate-red over the hafts which are completel free from venations and a full chocolate red beard adds to the richness. The stalks are tall, very strong and have good branching with excellent placement. H. M. 1955. Stock very limited this year. Net 35.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: BRIGADOON (Tompkins '55) E-L-38". My nomination for brightest Iris now available anywhere. A delightfully smooth blend of bright fuchsia-red, amethyst-violet, true purple . Very large, yet beautifully formed, softly ruffled petals of heavy substance. HC'54; HM'55. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.85; on $25 order $1.25; 3 for $3.20; 10 for $9.60.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-19
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Brigadoon.JPGJPG Brigadoon.JPG manage 25 K 04 Feb 2011 - 16:20 Main.senteursduquercy Photo Mélie Portal - France
Brigadoon.jpgjpg Brigadoon.jpg manage 22 K 12 Nov 2010 - 15:05 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Brigadoon4.JPGJPG Brigadoon4.JPG manage 91 K 20 Mar 2014 - 15:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Brigadoon5.jpgjpg Brigadoon5.jpg manage 67 K 20 Mar 2014 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Brigadoon_TB_C._Thompkins_1955.jpgjpg Brigadoon_TB_C._Thompkins_1955.jpg manage 86 K 20 Sep 2014 - 15:02 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
IMG_5419.jpgjpg IMG_5419.jpg manage 71 K 17 Feb 2017 - 19:34 Main.davepote Taken in my garden 2014, Reston, VA Zone 6B
brigadoon01.JPGJPG brigadoon01.JPG manage 745 K 02 May 2018 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brigadoon02.JPGJPG brigadoon02.JPG manage 744 K 02 May 2018 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brigadoon03.JPGJPG brigadoon03.JPG manage 781 K 02 May 2018 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brigadoon04.JPGJPG brigadoon04.JPG manage 805 K 02 May 2018 - 15:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brigadoon05.JPGJPG brigadoon05.JPG manage 582 K 02 May 2018 - 15:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brigadoon06.JPGJPG brigadoon06.JPG manage 658 K 02 May 2018 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r20 - 18 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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