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2011, Johnson

'Parable' OGB-/ABM (Thomas Johnson, R. 2011 ) Seedling TX155AA, AB (OGB-), 20" (51 cm), Early bloom. Standards and style arms blue violet; Falls red violet veined darker blue, strong black signals; beards dark navy overlaid brown; clean purple base foliage; slight fragrance. 'Puddy Tat' sibling X 'Kalifa's Robe'. Mid-America Gardens 2011. Honorable Mention 2013; Award of Merit 2016; William Mohr Medal 2021.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2011: PARABLE (T.Johnson ‘11) AB Early 20” (51cm). Parable is a top notch garden subject. Growth is rock solid. Purple base foliage is clean and healthy. Clumps are filled with stalks having 1 branch and 3 buds. Blue violet standards and red violet falls have darker blue texture veins. Strong black signals with a satin sheen confirm its aril heritage. Beards are dark navy overlaid brown. Seedling TX155AA: Puddy Tat sib X Kalifa’s Robe. $25.00.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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BHP_5284-X2_parable.jpgjpg BHP_5284-X2_parable.jpg manage 95 K 11 Feb 2016 - 19:52 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
MParablesidekp.JPGJPG MParablesidekp.JPG manage 75 K 29 Oct 2011 - 17:46 KentPfeiffer Taken at Mid-America on May 20, 2011
ParableRT.jpgjpg ParableRT.jpg manage 65 K 22 Apr 2013 - 14:32 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Parable_AB.jpgjpg Parable_AB.jpg manage 72 K 02 Dec 2011 - 12:06 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
parable01.jpgjpg parable01.jpg manage 74 K 13 Jan 2015 - 12:18 UnknownUser Photo By Steve Sayers
parable02.jpgjpg parable02.jpg manage 504 K 23 Dec 2015 - 03:50 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
parable5.JPGJPG parable5.JPG manage 154 K 17 Aug 2023 - 03:07 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
parable7.JPGJPG parable7.JPG manage 166 K 25 Jan 2024 - 19:12 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
parable9.jpgjpg parable9.jpg manage 241 K 01 Aug 2021 - 03:08 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r30 - 25 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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