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■(TB) 'Twice Bright'

1976, Gibson

'Twice Bright' (James Gibson, R. 1975). Seedling# 107-0A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled and fluted pink flesh and lilac blend; brick beard tipped purple-violet on outer 1/4. Seedling# 57-5A X seedling# 57-8WRL. Gibson 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #220 January 1976 Introducing TWICE BRIGHT (1976). TB, M, 45", #107-0A. $25.00. A ruffled, fluted and laced iris. It is a blend whose 6"x7" blooms are beautifully formed. Uniform blend of pink, flesh and lilac. The outstanding beard is tangerine on the back 3/4ths. The front l/4 is purple-violet, thus TWICE BRIGHT. I'm sure you will also like the unusual bloom stalk, which has a fan-like shape. I have counted as many as 22 buds. The blooms are equally distributed over the fan, no crowding. It has attracted much attention and admiration. Gibson's Iris Garden.
 
 


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