■(TB) 'Wild Ginger'
, 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.
| 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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