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■(BB) 'Congo Bongo'

2001, Kasperek

'Congo Bongo' ( Brad Kasperek, R. 2001). Seedling #94B-20A. BB, height 25" (64 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms aureolin yellow (RHS 12B); falls vermilion (41A/B) to mandarin red (40B), butter cream (13D) streaking; beards red orange; broken color; ruffled, strongly flared; slight fragrance. 'Gnus Flash' X 'Tanzanian Tangerine'. Zebra 2001. related links; Novelty Iris

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing CONGO BONGO (Kasperek '01) BB 25" M. Foot stumpin' rhythm! of bright, golden-yellow standards, style arms dramatically contrast with horizontal, ruffled toasted watermelon & deep tangerine-red falls with butter-cream streaking. Red-orange beards. Gnus Flash X Tanzanian Tangerine (sdlg. 94B-20A). $30.00. Zebra Gardens.
 

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CongoBongo.jpgjpg CongoBongo.jpg manage 36 K 16 Nov 2010 - 04:10 Main.cirisonpond As grown in Boise, ID at www.ciop.info buy Carol & Ken Coleman
CongoBongo4.jpgjpg CongoBongo4.jpg manage 40 K 26 Nov 2013 - 22:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
congo01.jpgjpg congo01.jpg manage 94 K 02 May 2015 - 12:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
congo_bongo-X2.jpgjpg congo_bongo-X2.jpg manage 235 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:54 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
congobongo01.jpegjpeg congobongo01.jpeg manage 83 K 28 Aug 2014 - 03:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
congobongo05.jpgjpg congobongo05.jpg manage 34 K 19 Nov 2018 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
congobongo3.jpgjpg congobongo3.jpg manage 31 K 31 Mar 2013 - 16:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
congobongo4.JPGJPG congobongo4.JPG manage 789 K 07 Dec 2017 - 16:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 31 Jan 2019, Betsy881
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