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■(TB) 'Wild Ginger'

1962, Gibson

'Wild Ginger' (James Gibson, R. 1960) Seedling# 118-7PTA. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards burnt unber, sanded orchid; falls white, golden brown stitching, sanded orchid at edges. 'Taholah' X 'Floradora Flounce'. Cooley 1962. High Commendation 1961; Honorable Mention 1963; Judges Choice 1963, 1964; Award of Merit 1965.

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WILD GINGER is a deeply flounced and ruffled iris of brown and creamy white. Standards are a soft brown; ruffling on the 8-inch flowers extends to the throat. Heavy substance gives the flowers a longer bloom period and a good picture of this variety was featured on the cover of the October 1963 BULLETIN. [William B. Schortman, “Touring California Hybridizers’ Gardens,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 172 (January 1964): 64.
Reported Rebloom in: TX [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 219]
Wild Ginger (Gibson). This plicata was beautiful in all gardens. Cream ground, marked and peppered with ginger-brown and with sandings of orchid, it has marvelous substance. The flowers are wide, ruffled, and flounced, and the stalks are very well branched. [AIS Bulletin #170, July 1963:43]

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-24
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WildGinger01.JPGJPG WildGinger01.JPG manage 66 K 09 Dec 2014 - 19:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WildGinger12BHI.jpgjpg WildGinger12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 08 May 2012 - 19:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Wild_Ginger_TB_Gibson_1962.jpgjpg Wild_Ginger_TB_Gibson_1962.jpg manage 96 K 22 Sep 2014 - 02:52 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Wild_Ginger_fl.jpgjpg Wild_Ginger_fl.jpg manage 69 K 24 Feb 2011 - 05:32 IrisP  
waltginger1.jpgjpg waltginger1.jpg manage 42 K 16 Dec 2018 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
wildginger01.jpgjpg wildginger01.jpg manage 23 K 13 Sep 2014 - 18:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
wildginger02.JPGJPG wildginger02.JPG manage 86 K 20 Jun 2014 - 00:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
wildginger03.jpgjpg wildginger03.jpg manage 150 K 06 Nov 2017 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
wildginger04.jpgjpg wildginger04.jpg manage 122 K 06 Nov 2017 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
wildginger05.jpgjpg wildginger05.jpg manage 163 K 06 Nov 2017 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
wildginger06.jpgjpg wildginger06.jpg manage 119 K 06 Nov 2017 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
wildginger3.jpgjpg wildginger3.jpg manage 92 K 17 Nov 2013 - 17:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
wildginger4.JPGJPG wildginger4.JPG manage 358 K 20 Feb 2019 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
Topic revision: r26 - 20 Feb 2019, TLaurin
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