■(TB) 'Spanish Gift'
, R. 1964). Seedling# B60-16-l. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-O1, Orange self; deep orange beard. 'Bright Magic'
X seedling# B55-39. Shoop 1965.
| From AIS Bulletin #177, April 1965. Introducing SPANISH GIFT 1965. Bright orange with deep orange-red beard. Wide, ruffled, flaring falls. Well branched. Large, strong stalk. 36". Seedling 60-16-1. $25.00. George Shoop.
| SPANISH GIFT is the most dependable "orange' in California. Fine formed flowers of good apricot-orange color. Good branching and very vigorous. In Coastal California, it is the closest thing to an everblooming iris that we've ever grown. Rare is a month that goes by without a stalk of this beauty in bloom for all to enjoy. [Joe Ghio, “The Eye of the Beholder,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 199 (October 1970): 44.]
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