■(TB) 'San Francisco'

1927, Mohr

'San Francisco' (William Mohr, R. 1927) TB 44" Midseason bloom. Color Class-W8. Purple and white plicata. ('Conquistador' x 'Parisiana') X 'Esplendido'. American Dykes Medal 1927.

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References:

SAN FRANCISCO. A four-foot plicata that has been awarded the Dykes medal by the American Iris Society. No other plicata approaches it in size and grandeur, heaviness of texture, or wide and low branching habit. It is not an iris for severe climates, but is worth the protection of a box or glass covering during the winter. In warmer sections it grows perfectly and is one of the truly "greats" of the iris world. At the price quoted it is worth trying even if you fail with it. Each $2.00; three for $5.25; ten for $15.00 [Cooley's Wholesale pricelist, 1932]
 

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-08
  • TB San Francisco was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 1-14, in 2017. During this bloom season, it only reached a height of 36". -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 16 Sep 2017
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20170601_120604TB San Francisco  (2RS).jpgjpg 20170601_120604TB San Francisco (2RS).jpg manage 114 K 16 Sep 2017 - 18:17 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of TB San Francisco. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/01/2017.
20170605_160259TB San Francisco (2RS).jpgjpg 20170605_160259TB San Francisco (2RS).jpg manage 364 K 16 Sep 2017 - 18:32 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A small clump of TB San Francisco. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170605_160329TB San Francisco (2RS).jpgjpg 20170605_160329TB San Francisco (2RS).jpg manage 141 K 16 Sep 2017 - 18:35 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Top view of style arms of TB San Francisco. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170605_160358TB San Francisco (3RS).jpgjpg 20170605_160358TB San Francisco (3RS).jpg manage 221 K 16 Sep 2017 - 18:37 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of TB San Francisco. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170610_081725TB San Francisco (2RS).jpgjpg 20170610_081725TB San Francisco (2RS).jpg manage 125 K 16 Sep 2017 - 18:50 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB San Francisco. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/10/2017.
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SanFrancisco.jpgjpg SanFrancisco.jpg manage 39 K 08 Jan 2010 - 17:45 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
SanFrancisco02.JPEGJPEG SanFrancisco02.JPEG manage 26 K 10 May 2014 - 13:32 Main.TLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
SanFrancisco12BHI.JPGJPG SanFrancisco12BHI.JPG manage 67 K 03 May 2012 - 18:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SanFranciscoAAA.jpgjpg SanFranciscoAAA.jpg manage 27 K 19 Feb 2011 - 18:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
SanFranciscoRT.jpgjpg SanFranciscoRT.jpg manage 32 K 22 Jan 2012 - 20:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
SanFranciscojb.jpgjpg SanFranciscojb.jpg manage 185 K 29 Sep 2016 - 21:41 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
San_Francisco_.jpgjpg San_Francisco_.jpg manage 70 K 30 Jan 2010 - 20:28 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 May 12
San_Francisco_KWW.jpgjpg San_Francisco_KWW.jpg manage 50 K 16 Jan 2017 - 19:06 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; my garden, Concord, CA
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