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■(TB) 'Buffy'

1969, Brown

'Buffy' (Opal Brown, R. 1968). Seedling# 6-5C40. TB, 36-38", Midseason bloom. Color Class-RP4YOPcm, Standards orient pink; falls ivory pink, dainty fringed edge pale orange-buff, hafts brushed RHS 20C; beard 21B, deeper in throat. 'Rippling Waters' X 'Grandiflora'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1969.

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Awaiting original catalog description
Sometimes an iris is a surprise when it blooms. BUFFY was such an iris. Its description does nothing to prepare you for its pastel beauty. Lacy, buff-pink flowers of heavy substance are displayed on tall, well-branched stalks. During the 1970 bloom season this one stayed beautiful through some of our worst weather. It was probably the most photographed iris in my garden. [Mullin, Ron (1971). Irises I Like, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 10.]


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Buffy.JPGJPG Buffy.JPG manage 60 K 31 Jan 2011 - 15:38 IrisP  
Buffy01.JPGJPG Buffy01.JPG manage 76 K 21 Nov 2014 - 04:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
buffy01.jpgjpg buffy01.jpg manage 668 K 30 Dec 2015 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
buffy02.JPGJPG buffy02.JPG manage 979 K 28 Mar 2016 - 12:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
buffy03.JPGJPG buffy03.JPG manage 942 K 28 Mar 2016 - 12:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
buffy2.JPGJPG buffy2.JPG manage 841 K 19 Feb 2018 - 03:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Harder
buffy3.jpgjpg buffy3.jpg manage 29 K 30 Mar 2013 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
buffy4.jpgjpg buffy4.jpg manage 60 K 06 Nov 2013 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
buffy6.jpgjpg buffy6.jpg manage 31 K 26 Nov 2018 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
buffy7.jpgjpg buffy7.jpg manage 30 K 26 Nov 2018 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
buffyTIF.jpgjpg buffyTIF.jpg manage 36 K 04 Dec 2011 - 19:06 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
Topic revision: r24 - 26 Dec 2018, davepote
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