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■(AB) 'Omar The Tentmaker'

1987, Boswell

'Omar The Tentmaker' OB-/ABM (Carl Boswell, R. 1987). Seedling 181-75-17. AB, 16" (41 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards pale lavender, light yellow midrib; buff styles with lavender and green markings; Falls light golden buff; purple area around beard; purple beard tipped bronze. ( 'Gingerbread Man' x I. balkana ) X 'Welcome Reward'. Sibling To 'Omar's Torch'. Adamgrove, 1989. Honorable Mention 1991; Award of Merit 1994; Mohr Medal 1997.

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Photo by Dolores BatesPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New MexicoPhoto by Blue J Iris


From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing OMAR THE TENTMAKER. AB-med. Delicate silvery cast over pastel lilac standards and buff falls. (Gingerbread Man x I. reichenbachii (balkana) 'Darby') X Welcome Reward. $17.50. Adamgrove.

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OMarTheTentmaker03.jpgjpg OMarTheTentmaker03.jpg manage 53 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OMarTheTentmaker04.jpgjpg OMarTheTentmaker04.jpg manage 59 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OMarTheTentmakerBJI.JPGJPG OMarTheTentmakerBJI.JPG manage 63 K 13 Apr 2012 - 19:36 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
OmartheTentmaker.jpgjpg OmartheTentmaker.jpg manage 39 K 20 Feb 2010 - 11:37 BetsyHiggins Photo by Dolores Bates
omarthetentmaker09.JPGJPG omarthetentmaker09.JPG manage 163 K 05 May 2022 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
Topic revision: r24 - 08 Apr 2023, tomlwaters
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