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■(TB) 'Spanish Gift'

1965, Shoop

'Spanish Gift' (George Shoop, 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.

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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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SpanishGift12BHI.jpgjpg SpanishGift12BHI.jpg manage 94 K 04 May 2012 - 16:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Spanish_Gift_Shoop_1964.jpgjpg Spanish_Gift_Shoop_1964.jpg manage 70 K 21 Dec 2009 - 17:05 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
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spanishgift1.jpgjpg spanishgift1.jpg manage 126 K 21 Apr 2016 - 13:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
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