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■(IB) 'Obligato'

1989, Stahly

'Obligato' (Harold Stahly, R. 1988). Seedling# 84-4. IB, 24" (60 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium orange lightly flushed coral; falls medium orange; tangerine beard tipped white; lightly ruffled. 'Marmalade Skies' X 'Melon Honey'. Stahly 1989. Honorable Mention 1990, Award of Merit 1992.

Note: Name corrected from "Obligata."

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing OBLIGATO (Stahly '88) IB, M, 24". Like the clear pure strain of a violin obligato, this sparkling clean, shining orange IB sings out above the garden chorus. It carries bright tangerine beards with the very tips striking white. Classic flared IB form with light ruffles; 5 to 6 buds on good stalks. Sdlg. #84-4: Marmalade Skies X Melon Honey. $15.00. Harold Stahly.
 

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IMG_4206-X2_obligato.jpgjpg IMG_4206-X2_obligato.jpg manage 223 K 17 Feb 2016 - 05:01 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Obligatao02.jpgjpg Obligatao02.jpg manage 52 K 02 Apr 2014 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Obligatao03.JPGJPG Obligatao03.JPG manage 59 K 02 Apr 2014 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Obligatao04.JPGJPG Obligatao04.JPG manage 57 K 02 Apr 2014 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Obligatao05.JPGJPG Obligatao05.JPG manage 94 K 02 Apr 2014 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Obligato.jpgjpg Obligato.jpg manage 68 K 22 May 2011 - 22:44 Main.tomlwaters 'Obligato' one-year-old clump, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, May 2011 (photo by Tom Waters)
Obligato01.jpgjpg Obligato01.jpg manage 108 K 13 Sep 2017 - 21:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Obligato1.jpgjpg Obligato1.jpg manage 97 K 19 Apr 2016 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Obligato2.jpgjpg Obligato2.jpg manage 37 K 24 Apr 2012 - 15:23 Main.tomlwaters photo by Tom Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2012
Obligato3.jpgjpg Obligato3.jpg manage 122 K 15 Feb 2020 - 03:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tom Waters-Telperion Oasis
obligato-jb.jpgjpg obligato-jb.jpg manage 9 K 11 Jan 2013 - 19:51 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
obligato02.jpgjpg obligato02.jpg manage 61 K 22 Feb 2016 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
obligato03.JPGJPG obligato03.JPG manage 108 K 24 Jan 2019 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nyla Hughes
obligato09.jpgjpg obligato09.jpg manage 125 K 05 Jun 2020 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
obligato1.JPGJPG obligato1.JPG manage 467 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato2.JPGJPG obligato2.JPG manage 482 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato3.JPGJPG obligato3.JPG manage 399 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato4.JPGJPG obligato4.JPG manage 394 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato5.JPGJPG obligato5.JPG manage 437 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato6.JPGJPG obligato6.JPG manage 456 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
obligato7.JPGJPG obligato7.JPG manage 442 K 17 Jul 2018 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r26 - 05 Jun 2020, TLaurin
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