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■(TB) 'Smoke Rings'

1972, Gibson

'Smoke Rings'(James Gibson, R. 1971). Seedling# 23-7B. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards smoky orchid veining on cream and mauve; falls smoky orchid and mauve rim on creamy ground; yellow beard; ruffled. Seedling# 30-5B: (seedling# 35-1 PB1A: (seedling# 23-4B x 'Rococo') x 'April Melody')) X seedling# 142-4A: (seedling# 86-2PF x seedling# 2-2 PL). Gibson 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing SMOKE RINGS '72. M. 37". $25.00. This vigorous growing, highly ruffled, smoky orchid plicata is a real attention-getter. The falls are smoky orchid rimmed on a cream ground. The standards are a blend of smoky orchid specks and veins with a cream flushed ground. The beard is a light orange. Petals are broad and serrated. Bloom size 5" x 6". An attention-getter. HC 1971. Seedling #23-7B. Gibson's Iris Garden.
 
 

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-26
  • TB 'Smoke Rings' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 31 - June 16, in 2017. Although I didn't notice any purple based foliage at the base of the leaves, 'Smoke Rings' does get some purple on its spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 01 Oct 2017
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2017-05-25 588TB Smoke Rings (2comboRS).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 588TB Smoke Rings (2comboRS).jpg manage 188 K 01 Oct 2017 - 14:59 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A spathe and bud of TB Smoke Rings. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25 and 6/05/2017.
SMOKERINGS1.JPGJPG SMOKERINGS1.JPG manage 152 K 24 Nov 2018 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
SMOKE_RINGS_(Gibson_1972).JPGJPG SMOKE_RINGS_(Gibson_1972).JPG manage 682 K 15 Aug 2016 - 22:37 PerryDyer  
SmokeRings01.jpgjpg SmokeRings01.jpg manage 47 K 30 Sep 2014 - 14:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
SmokeRings02.JPGJPG SmokeRings02.JPG manage 92 K 05 Dec 2014 - 22:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SmokeRings03.JPGJPG SmokeRings03.JPG manage 100 K 02 Jun 2015 - 00:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
SmokeRings04.jpgjpg SmokeRings04.jpg manage 137 K 19 Sep 2017 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
SmokeRings291005.jpgjpg SmokeRings291005.jpg manage 27 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:13 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
SmokeRings7.jpgjpg SmokeRings7.jpg manage 91 K 04 Sep 2017 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
SmokeRings8.jpgjpg SmokeRings8.jpg manage 61 K 07 Sep 2013 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
SmokeRings9.jpgjpg SmokeRings9.jpg manage 60 K 19 Oct 2013 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
SmokeRingsEI.jpgjpg SmokeRingsEI.jpg manage 29 K 19 Dec 2012 - 18:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
SmokeRingsSI.JPGJPG SmokeRingsSI.JPG manage 272 K 22 Oct 2019 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
SmokeRings_by_JanLauritzen-1.jpgjpg SmokeRings_by_JanLauritzen-1.jpg manage 65 K 09 Aug 2012 - 23:47 Main.af.83 Photo by Jan Lauritzen - Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
SmokeRings_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg SmokeRings_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 61 K 09 Nov 2010 - 23:26 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
smokerings01.jpgjpg smokerings01.jpg manage 84 K 28 Jun 2015 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
smokerings02.JPGJPG smokerings02.JPG manage 84 K 17 Jun 2014 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
smokerings03.JPGJPG smokerings03.JPG manage 88 K 17 Jun 2014 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
smokerings04.jpgjpg smokerings04.jpg manage 42 K 01 Sep 2015 - 21:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
smokerings05.JPGJPG smokerings05.JPG manage 55 K 30 Jan 2017 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
smokerings06.jpgjpg smokerings06.jpg manage 23 K 07 Mar 2017 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Scott's Iris Gardens
smokerings07.jpgjpg smokerings07.jpg manage 43 K 08 Dec 2018 - 03:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
smokerings08.JPGJPG smokerings08.JPG manage 212 K 25 Mar 2020 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
smokerings09.JPGJPG smokerings09.JPG manage 221 K 25 Mar 2020 - 15:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
smokerings10.JPGJPG smokerings10.JPG manage 76 K 07 Jan 2014 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
smokerings3.jpgjpg smokerings3.jpg manage 121 K 21 Jun 2017 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
smokerings4.jpgjpg smokerings4.jpg manage 151 K 19 Jun 2017 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
smokerings5.jpgjpg smokerings5.jpg manage 73 K 26 Jan 2010 - 02:10 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
smokerings6.jpgjpg smokerings6.jpg manage 56 K 25 Jul 2013 - 23:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by KINSpirit Iris & Daylily Farm
smokerings8.JPGJPG smokerings8.JPG manage 28 K 30 Sep 2013 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Daylilies & Irises-Australia
Topic revision: r38 - 25 Mar 2020, TLaurin
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