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■(AB) 'Splash Dance'

1988, Shepard

'Splash Dance' OGB- (Don Shepard, R. 1987). Seedling 87003. AB, 48" (122 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards mauve lavender, infused gold at hafts; gold styles; falls mauve lavender with irregular white splashes, veined darker mulberry; subdued purple signal; root beer beard; slight fragrance. 84014: ('Pink Pom Pom' x 'Rose Tattoo') X 'Bold Sentry'. Shepard Iris Gardens, 1988. Honorable Mention 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing SPLASH DANCE (Shepard '88) AB, 48", E-M. This seedling was the first to bloom and took the hearts of all. It has a good mixture of tall bearded and aril traits. A grape mauve self covered with irregular white marble-like splashes, veined darker mulberry, and a subdued purple signal. Gold style arms and rootbeer beards add to the ambience. This arilbred has branching and multiple buds. Slight fragrance. (Pink Pom Pom x Rose Tatoo) X Bold Sentry. $25.00. Shepard Iris Garden.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-01-22
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splashdance5.JPGJPG splashdance5.JPG manage 243 K 16 Apr 2024 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
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Topic revision: r16 - 17 Apr 2024, Harloiris
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