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■(IB) 'Dancing Clouds'

1981, Gatty

'Dancing Clouds' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1981). Seedling G4-1. IB, height 22" (56 cm), Early bloom. Standards soft lavender-blue (M&P 42-E-7) with slight speckling of white in center; falls white with 1/4" (0.6 cm) band of lavender-blue, faintly veined darker (42-1-9) within band; blue-white beard. Seedling #C67-A: (('Dainty Royal' x 'Golden Fair') x 'Zip') X Keppel seedling #71-68A: ('Bonifay' sibling x ( 'Dancers Veil' x 'Tea Apron')). Keppel 1981. Honorable Mention 1983.

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Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3


From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1981: DANCING CLOUDS (Gatty '81) E 22" (sib to Rare Edition) Standards soft lavender blue, almost solidly colored, with slight white speckling in the center. White falls with matching ¼" band of lavender blue. Beards are blue-white. #G4-l 10.00.

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DancingClouds01.jpgjpg DancingClouds01.jpg manage 99 K 31 May 2015 - 00:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
IB-Dancing-Clouds.jpgjpg IB-Dancing-Clouds.jpg manage 70 K 11 Dec 2010 - 18:54 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
Topic revision: r9 - 06 Oct 2017, BetsyHiggins
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