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■(TB) 'Giant Rose'

1959, Schreiner

'Giant Rose' (Robert Schreiner, R. 1959). Seedling# K-799. TB, 40" (102 cm). Late midseason bloom. Color code = R3L. Standards medium rose-pink, falls rose. 'Pathfinder' X 'Opal Beauty'. Schreiner 1959. Honorable Mention 1961. a Giant Flowered Novelty Iris

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References:

From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: GIANT ROSE (Schreiner '59) ML-40". Nowhere else in the world will you find an Iris equal to Giant Rose in size. This is a Ripley Believe-It-or-Not Iris. The dimensions are so incredible that I almost hesitate to mention them for fear people will say that Iris just can't be that big, but several flowers have been measured that actually ran from 11 to 11-1/2 inches from top to bottom! Absolutely certain to be a conversation piece. Standards bright orchid pink, falls vibrant fuchsia-rose. These huge flowers have a starchy substance, a jaunty classic form, considerable ruffling and a sparkling sheen. The stems are an inch thick and have superb candelabrum branching. Be among first to display this marvel of Iris world. Plant Patent No. 2067. HM'61 (Pathfinder X Opal Beauty). $6.00 each.
Froom Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: GIANT ROSE (Schr. '59) M.L. 40 in. (Pathfinder x Opal Beauty). The name describes it. If you live where you can't grow the giant Redwoods, but would like to, then try this. It's the giant of the iris world. Furthermore, it's mighty nice too, in spite of its brash size; so if you have a few square feet of garden air to spare, try it. Patent No. 2067. H.M. 1961. 6.00.

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Giant-RoseNN.jpgjpg Giant-RoseNN.jpg manage 55 K 07 Nov 2011 - 14:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
GiantRose04.jpgjpg GiantRose04.jpg manage 73 K 18 Dec 2015 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
GiantRose12BHI.jpgjpg GiantRose12BHI.jpg manage 58 K 19 Apr 2012 - 22:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GiantRose7.jpgjpg GiantRose7.jpg manage 25 K 07 Aug 2013 - 14:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
GiantRoseEI.jpgjpg GiantRoseEI.jpg manage 24 K 13 Dec 2012 - 15:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Giant_Rose.JPGJPG Giant_Rose.JPG manage 71 K 15 Feb 2011 - 12:48 IrisP  
Giant_Rose_1.jpgjpg Giant_Rose_1.jpg manage 87 K 18 Jun 2015 - 05:55 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Giant_Rose_2.jpgjpg Giant_Rose_2.jpg manage 69 K 18 Jun 2015 - 05:56 Main.Neira in my garden , France
IMG_0814.jpgjpg IMG_0814.jpg manage 433 K 22 Dec 2018 - 14:44 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD
Iris_Giant_Rose.jpgjpg Iris_Giant_Rose.jpg manage 98 K 18 Jun 2015 - 05:56 Main.Neira in my garden , France
TB-Giant-Rose.jpgjpg TB-Giant-Rose.jpg manage 68 K 25 Oct 2010 - 17:05 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
giant01.jpgjpg giant01.jpg manage 74 K 10 Jun 2015 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
giantrose01.JPGJPG giantrose01.JPG manage 86 K 25 Oct 2014 - 14:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
giantrose02.JPGJPG giantrose02.JPG manage 54 K 01 Dec 2014 - 18:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
giantrose03.JPGJPG giantrose03.JPG manage 88 K 16 Apr 2014 - 11:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
giantrose04.JPGJPG giantrose04.JPG manage 549 K 20 Apr 2018 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
giantrose05.JPGJPG giantrose05.JPG manage 96 K 01 Apr 2019 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
giantrose06.JPGJPG giantrose06.JPG manage 519 K 28 Sep 2019 - 21:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
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