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■(MDB) 'Be Brief'

2008, Black

'Be Brief' (Paul Black, R. 2008) Seedling #M160A. MDB, 7" (18 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards butter yellow ground, dark charcoal-purple midrib, some charcoal purple plicata marks over central 1/3 becoming wide charcoal-purple band; style arms charcoal purple; falls butter yellow ground, narrow charcoal-purple plicata band becoming wider at hafts, dark brown veins on haft and dart at end of beard; beards gold tipped brown; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Stripe Three' X 'Ballistic'. Mid-America 2008. Honorable Mention 2011; Award of Merit 2014.

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by Mid-America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by ElladanPhoto by ElladanPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Denise Stewart-Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Trails End Iris GardensPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2008: BE BRIEF (Black 08) MDB Midseason-Late 7” (18cm). Short, concise, to the point; in other words, to Be Brief. This garden pixie proves good things come in little packages. Butter standards are almost completely covered with wide charcoal purple plicata bands and dotting. Very round, precisely ruffled butter-yellow falls have narrow dark purple plicata bands becoming wider at hafts. Space between black lines over hafts is sanded and dotted plum. Brown beards are a nice complement. Sdlg. M160A: Stripe Three X Ballistic. $18.00.

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BEBRIEF9.jpgjpg BEBRIEF9.jpg manage 241 K 25 Mar 2021 - 01:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BEBRIEF91.jpgjpg BEBRIEF91.jpg manage 262 K 25 Mar 2021 - 01:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BeBrief9.jpgjpg BeBrief9.jpg manage 49 K 12 Jan 2023 - 16:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
Be_Brief.jpgjpg Be_Brief.jpg manage 72 K 01 Feb 2010 - 18:14 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Be_Brief01.JPGJPG Be_Brief01.JPG manage 242 K 26 Feb 2022 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
IMG_1862-X2_be_brief.jpgjpg IMG_1862-X2_be_brief.jpg manage 210 K 12 Feb 2016 - 08:58 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
be_brief_em.jpgjpg be_brief_em.jpg manage 413 K 03 Jan 2020 - 22:37 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
be_brief_em_2.jpgjpg be_brief_em_2.jpg manage 424 K 03 Jan 2020 - 22:38 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
bebrief01.JPGJPG bebrief01.JPG manage 71 K 25 Aug 2014 - 20:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
bebrief02.jpgjpg bebrief02.jpg manage 73 K 23 Apr 2014 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
bebrief03.jpgjpg bebrief03.jpg manage 157 K 23 Sep 2017 - 11:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
bebrief1.jpgjpg bebrief1.jpg manage 372 K 01 Oct 2016 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
bebrief2.jpgjpg bebrief2.jpg manage 34 K 05 Mar 2013 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
bebrief5.JPGJPG bebrief5.JPG manage 187 K 27 Feb 2024 - 19:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Denise Stewart-Snowpeak Iris
bebriek030.JPGJPG bebriek030.JPG manage 212 K 15 Apr 2024 - 18:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r28 - 15 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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