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■(TB) 'Persian Gown'

1985, Brown

'Persian Gown' (Opal Brown, R. 1985) Seedling #79-3F. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early thru midseason bloom. Violet purple (near RHS 77A). Lighter area around sienna orange (171A) beard, lightly fringed edge. Seedling #77-2A43: ('Schiaparelli' sibling x 'Saber Dance') X seedling #77-1A7: (('Baroque' x 'Saber Dance') x 'Silver Shower'). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1985. Honorable Mention 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing PERSIAN GOWN (0. Brown '85) TB, 40", EM. Rich violet with domed standards and semi-flaring falls. A near white spot surrounds the unusual burnt orange (sienna) beard. Tall stalks are widely branched with 8 to 9 buds. Sdlg. 79-3F. (Schiaparelli sib x Saber Dance) X ((Baroque x Saber Dance) x Silver Shower). $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhills Gardens.
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Persian03.jpgjpg Persian03.jpg manage 109 K 23 Mar 2015 - 01:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
Persian_Gown.jpgjpg Persian_Gown.jpg manage 55 K 14 Mar 2011 - 17:52 AdamCordes Taken in my garden, 2009. USDA Zone 4.
Persian_Gown2.jpgjpg Persian_Gown2.jpg manage 66 K 14 Mar 2011 - 17:53 AdamCordes Taken in my garden, 2009. USDA Zone 4.
Persian_Gown_(2).jpgjpg Persian_Gown_(2).jpg manage 121 K 30 Jun 2016 - 17:49 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Persian_Gown_(3).jpgjpg Persian_Gown_(3).jpg manage 96 K 30 Jun 2016 - 17:48 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Persian_Gown_(6).jpgjpg Persian_Gown_(6).jpg manage 107 K 30 Jun 2016 - 17:49 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Persian_Gown_fl.jpgjpg Persian_Gown_fl.jpg manage 45 K 05 Apr 2011 - 18:02 IrisP  
persiangown2.jpgjpg persiangown2.jpg manage 209 K 08 Jan 2018 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
persiangown3.jpgjpg persiangown3.jpg manage 214 K 30 Nov 2017 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
persiangown4.jpgjpg persiangown4.jpg manage 76 K 13 Nov 2013 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r17 - 17 Oct 2018, Betsy881
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