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■(TB) 'Extravagant'

1983, Hamblen

'Extravagant' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1982). Seedling H78-104-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards red purple (RHS 72C); falls slightly lighter, lightening toward center and darkening toward edge, laced and ruffled; cerise beard. 'Lilac Flame' X 'Glory Bound'. Mission Bell Gardens 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #248 January 1983 Introducing EXTRAVAGANT. 34", EL. Swirling ruffles and tantalizing lace embellish large, broad petaled flowers carried on strong, well branched stalks. Vigor and flower habits are excellent. Color? Elusive. Depending on time light, eye of the beholder. Robert F. Wilson (Royal Horticultural Colour Chart) might select Mineral Violet or deeper toned Amethyst Violet, or an apt term from the pages which encompass the gamut of pinkish violet through rosy purple. In our opinion, Extravagant reads RHS 72C with lighter fall centers and deeper petal edges. Beards are cerise. (Lilac Flame X Glory Bound). HC '82. #H78-104-1. Net $25.00. Mission Bell Gaardens.

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-31
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Extravagant03.jpgjpg Extravagant03.jpg manage 75 K 24 Mar 2014 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Extravagant04.jpgjpg Extravagant04.jpg manage 78 K 24 Mar 2014 - 14:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ExtravagantEI.jpgjpg ExtravagantEI.jpg manage 28 K 11 Dec 2012 - 21:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ExtravagantNN.jpgjpg ExtravagantNN.jpg manage 37 K 06 Nov 2011 - 21:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Extravagant_Hanblem_83.JPGJPG Extravagant_Hanblem_83.JPG manage 60 K 04 Jan 2010 - 18:36 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Extravagant_fl.jpgjpg Extravagant_fl.jpg manage 48 K 09 Mar 2011 - 20:04 IrisP  
extravagant01.jpgjpg extravagant01.jpg manage 630 K 31 Dec 2015 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
extravagant02.jpgjpg extravagant02.jpg manage 87 K 08 Jun 2015 - 14:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
extravagant1.jpgjpg extravagant1.jpg manage 38 K 28 Nov 2018 - 18:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
extravagant6.jpgjpg extravagant6.jpg manage 54 K 01 Apr 2013 - 17:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
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