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■(AB) 'Kalifa's Robe'

1990, Hager

'Kalifa's Robe' (Ben Hager, R. 1989). Seedling AR4510MbSg. AB (OGB), height 32" (81 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards intense fuchsia orchid; rosy terra cotta styles; falls rosy terra cotta; diffuse blackish beard almost covering large blackish signal. Seedling AR4166: ( 'Rare Form' x 'Heart Stealer') X seedling AR4172: (( 'Syrian Moon' x Rich seedling R73-176: ((('Bagdad Beauty' x 'Pink Formal') x 'Welcome Reward') x ('Welcome Reward' x ('Bagdad Beauty' x 'Orchid And Flame') x 'Kalifa Hirfa')))) x (('Bethlehem Song' x 'Welcome Reward') x 'Moon Star')). Aril Society, Melrose Gardens 1990. Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1994; White Medal 1998.

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1998 KALIFAS ROBE B HAGER 1990 B WELLS OGB.jpgDSCF3732--nn--kalifas-robe--flower-and-bud--entire-plant.JPGKalifas Robe - Groshong.jpgkalifasrobe01.jpgkalifasrobe02.jpgkalifasrobe03.jpgKalifasRobe03JD.jpgkalifasrobe04.jpgkalifasrobe05.jpgKalifasRobe13JD.JPGKalifasRobe22.jpgkalifasrobe3.JPGkalifasrobe4.JPGkalifasrobe7.JPGkalifasrobe70.JPGkalifasrobe71.JPGKalifasRobe by JanLauritzen.jpgKalifasRobeJC.jpgKalifasRobeJD14.jpgkalifsrobe5.jpg


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2019 November 2 - We purchased AB Kalifa's Robe in 2017 through Aril Society's plant sale. This plant grew well in 2018 with good increase, but no flowers yet. In 2019 we enjoyed three stems on a yet larger clump. Really beautiful! Also pleasing to find sturdy stems which hold the large flowers up, through wind and rain. Our climate here is wetter, so while we have many bearded iris in western Oregon, almost no one grows arilbreds. Kalifa's Robe also served as a pollen parent to a couple of successful iris crosses this year, with other arilbred iris. If Kalifa's Robe continues to grow as well, it will be a winner for us here. -- Ted Hhavelka - 02 Nov 2019

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-- Main.RPries - 2009-12-29
  • -- Main.tedhavelka - 02 Nov 2019

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1998_KALIFAS_ROBE_B_HAGER_1990_B_WELLS_OGB.jpgjpg 1998_KALIFAS_ROBE_B_HAGER_1990_B_WELLS_OGB.jpg manage 40 K 29 Dec 2009 - 03:26 UnknownUser Photo by Bill Wells
DSCF3732--nn--kalifas-robe--flower-and-bud--entire-plant.JPGJPG DSCF3732--nn--kalifas-robe--flower-and-bud--entire-plant.JPG manage 287 K 02 Nov 2019 - 12:40 Main.tedhavelka 2019 April 30 flowering of AB Kalifa's Robe, in Portland Oregon.
KalifasRobe03JD.jpgjpg KalifasRobe03JD.jpg manage 73 K 25 Mar 2013 - 14:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joe Daugherty
KalifasRobe13JD.JPGJPG KalifasRobe13JD.JPG manage 52 K 29 Apr 2013 - 22:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joe Daugherty
KalifasRobe22.jpgjpg KalifasRobe22.jpg manage 19 K 12 Jan 2011 - 18:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Donald Eaves
KalifasRobeJC.jpgjpg KalifasRobeJC.jpg manage 64 K 02 Jan 2015 - 20:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Jan Campbell
KalifasRobeJD14.jpgjpg KalifasRobeJD14.jpg manage 29 K 01 Mar 2014 - 15:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joe Daugherty
KalifasRobe_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg KalifasRobe_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 06 Sep 2011 - 03:41 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
Kalifas_Robe_-_Groshong.jpgjpg Kalifas_Robe_-_Groshong.jpg manage 45 K 02 Apr 2012 - 17:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nancy Groshong
kalifasrobe01.jpgjpg kalifasrobe01.jpg manage 53 K 02 Sep 2014 - 19:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
kalifasrobe02.jpgjpg kalifasrobe02.jpg manage 139 K 24 Mar 2017 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
kalifasrobe03.jpgjpg kalifasrobe03.jpg manage 99 K 24 Mar 2017 - 11:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
kalifasrobe04.jpgjpg kalifasrobe04.jpg manage 135 K 09 Apr 2018 - 15:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
kalifasrobe05.jpgjpg kalifasrobe05.jpg manage 107 K 08 Jul 2019 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
kalifasrobe3.JPGJPG kalifasrobe3.JPG manage 57 K 25 Jan 2010 - 19:55 Main.avmoran  
kalifasrobe4.JPGJPG kalifasrobe4.JPG manage 773 K 07 Dec 2017 - 04:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
kalifasrobe7.JPGJPG kalifasrobe7.JPG manage 317 K 20 Mar 2024 - 18:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
kalifasrobe70.JPGJPG kalifasrobe70.JPG manage 205 K 21 Mar 2024 - 17:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
kalifasrobe71.JPGJPG kalifasrobe71.JPG manage 295 K 21 Mar 2024 - 17:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
kalifsrobe5.jpgjpg kalifsrobe5.jpg manage 56 K 21 May 2013 - 16:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
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