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■(TB) 'Red Lion'

1986, Hager

'Red Lion' (Ben Hager, R. 1985). Seedling# T3942DR. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early Midseason bloom. Standards lightly ruffled deep red with a touch of crimson; falls dark ruby, tracery of pattern under yellow tipped-bronze beard. Seedling# T2767Rd: (involving 'Tall Chief', 'Foray', 'Huntsman', T. Craig seedling# x seedling involving 'Melodrama', 'Jungle Fires', 'Caldron', 'Bright Gem', 'Pacemaker') X seedling# T3458RdBr: (involving 'Brass Accents', 'Golden Bonanza', 'Sun Worshiper', 'Solano'). Melrose Gardens 1986.



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"We viewed the very last bloom of RED LION (Hager '86) and could see the potential as an advancement in the class, notably with its strong, well-branched stalks and decent vigor. It will be interesting to see the intensity of the red in the Midwest, as our soils tend to have a richer mineral content, producing much more vibrant reds than on the West Coast." [Perry Dyer (Oklahoma), “Melrose Gardens” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 263, (October 1986): 20.  


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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RedLion01.JPGJPG RedLion01.JPG manage 74 K 04 Dec 2014 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RedLion02.jpgjpg RedLion02.jpg manage 65 K 10 Apr 2014 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RedLion03.jpgjpg RedLion03.jpg manage 102 K 10 Apr 2014 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RedLion12BHI.jpgjpg RedLion12BHI.jpg manage 92 K 30 Apr 2012 - 23:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RedLion8.jpgjpg RedLion8.jpg manage 64 K 29 Nov 2013 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
RedLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg RedLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 16 Feb 2012 - 20:54 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Red_Lion__Hager_86.JPGJPG Red_Lion__Hager_86.JPG manage 69 K 09 Jan 2010 - 16:49 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
TB-RED-LION.jpgjpg TB-RED-LION.jpg manage 72 K 21 Oct 2010 - 20:14 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
redlion01.JPGJPG redlion01.JPG manage 106 K 04 Jul 2015 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
redlion2.jpgjpg redlion2.jpg manage 35 K 11 Feb 2013 - 21:36 Main.TLaurin Mt. Pleasant Iris Farms
redlion7.jpgjpg redlion7.jpg manage 66 K 19 Oct 2013 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
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