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■(BB) 'Feathered Friend'

1980, Ensminger

'Feathered Friend' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1980). Seedling #75-41. BB, Height 22" (56 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white, pale violet at base; falls white, light violet at hafts; yellow beard tipped white; deeply lacerated. Seedling #71-35: ((('Nonpareil' x ('Sugar Babe' x 'Rippling Waters')) x 'Rippling Waters') x ((('Frost And Flame' x 'Gypsy Baron') x ('Frost And Flame' x 'Belle Meade')) x 'Rippling Waters')) X sibling. Varigay Gardens 1981. Honorable Mention 1983, Award of Merit 1988.

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Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionDetail of photo by Betsy HigginsPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Blue J Iris

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From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing FEATHERED FRIEND-1981. $25.00. The first Iris with deeply lacerated petals similar to a parrot tulip. This BB Iris is a white delight. Varigay Gardens.
 

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-- DougChyz - 2010-03-15
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FeatheredFriend02.jpgjpg FeatheredFriend02.jpg manage 71 K 05 Jun 2014 - 19:40 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
FeatheredFriendBJI.JPGJPG FeatheredFriendBJI.JPG manage 77 K 12 Apr 2012 - 13:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
featheredfriend03.JPGJPG featheredfriend03.JPG manage 78 K 28 Jun 2014 - 14:03 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
featheredfriend04.JPGJPG featheredfriend04.JPG manage 66 K 28 Jun 2014 - 14:05 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
featheredfriend0416.JPGJPG featheredfriend0416.JPG manage 27 K 28 Jul 2016 - 17:44 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
featheredfriend05.JPGJPG featheredfriend05.JPG manage 81 K 28 Jun 2014 - 14:06 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
featheredfriend9.JPGJPG featheredfriend9.JPG manage 237 K 19 Nov 2020 - 15:34 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r16 - 29 Mar 2022, TerryLaurin
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