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■(TB) 'Buttercup Bower'

1961, Tompkins

'Buttercup Bower' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1960). Seedling# 58-112. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Color Class Y1L, Lemon-cream self. 'Bright Sight' X 'Butterhorn'. Fleur de Lis 1961.

This iris exhibits purple-based foliage.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BUTTERCUP BOWER (Tomp. '61) E.L. 38 in. (Bright Sight x Butterhorn). From a brilliant yellow sister to Ful1 Voltage comes this rich creamy lemon and buttercup yellow recessive. Broad, gently waved petals of heavy substance and superb form of flower as well as a great many buds on the strong, beautifully branched stalks makes this a perfect garden piece. H.M. 1963. 15.00.

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ButtercupBower03.jpgjpg ButtercupBower03.jpg manage 95 K 01 Jun 2014 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
ButtercupBower04.jpgjpg ButtercupBower04.jpg manage 70 K 02 Jun 2014 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
ButtercupBowerEI.jpgjpg ButtercupBowerEI.jpg manage 29 K 09 Dec 2012 - 15:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Buttercup_Bower.JPGJPG Buttercup_Bower.JPG manage 54 K 31 Jan 2011 - 15:41 IrisP  
TB-Buttercup-Bower.jpgjpg TB-Buttercup-Bower.jpg manage 74 K 25 Oct 2010 - 17:39 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
buttercup01.jpgjpg buttercup01.jpg manage 64 K 17 May 2015 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
buttercupbower01.JPGJPG buttercupbower01.JPG manage 86 K 25 Oct 2014 - 13:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
buttercupbower02.JPGJPG buttercupbower02.JPG manage 66 K 06 May 2014 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
buttercupbower03.JPGJPG buttercupbower03.JPG manage 69 K 01 Dec 2014 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
buttercupbower04.JPGJPG buttercupbower04.JPG manage 49 K 01 Dec 2014 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
Topic revision: r19 - 29 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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