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■(MDB) 'Cute As A Button'

2010, Black

'Cute As A Button' (Paul Black, R. 2009). Seedling O357A. MDB, 6" (15 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards white, dark purple midrib, medium violet stitching around edges; style arms metallic fuchsia, dark tan edges; falls white, medium red-violet haft edge, same color diffuse blot below beard and in plicata veins over haft and petal; beards white base, hairs tipped old gold in throat, dirty yellow in middle, charcoal at end; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #L365B, 'Ghost Ship' sibling X seedling #M232A: (seedling #J344B, 'Bright Flash' sibling x 'Denali'). Mid-America 2010. Honorable Mention 2012; Award of Merit 2014, Caparne-Welch Medal 2017.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2010: CUTE AS A BUTTON (Black ‘10) MDB. Midseason 7” (18cm). It is so cute and so distinctive! It is uniformly liked by everyone who sees it. White standards have minimal violet plicata shadings and very prominent dark purple ribs. Delightfully showy styles are mid to dark metallic fuchsia. Little round button falls are white faintly washed and lined lilac with darker hafts. Small, rouged lilac spots surround non-intrusive white brushed tan beards. Sdlg. O357A: Ghost Ship sib X (Bright Flash sib x Denali). $18.00.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CUTE_AS_A_BUTTON.jpgjpg CUTE_AS_A_BUTTON.jpg manage 74 K 01 Feb 2010 - 18:18 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
CuteAsAButton9.jpgjpg CuteAsAButton9.jpg manage 48 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:21 UnknownUser Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
IMG_0727-X2_cute_as_a_button.jpgjpg IMG_0727-X2_cute_as_a_button.jpg manage 244 K 17 Feb 2016 - 01:35 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
cutasabutton2.JPGJPG cutasabutton2.JPG manage 41 K 10 Dec 2013 - 22:23 UnknownUser Photo by Trails End Iris
cuteas01.jpgjpg cuteas01.jpg manage 73 K 23 Apr 2015 - 20:16 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cuteas02.jpgjpg cuteas02.jpg manage 74 K 01 May 2015 - 19:23 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
cuteasabutton01.jpgjpg cuteasabutton01.jpg manage 60 K 07 Aug 2014 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
cuteasabutton02.JPGJPG cuteasabutton02.JPG manage 56 K 28 Aug 2014 - 17:12 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
cuteasabutton03.JPGJPG cuteasabutton03.JPG manage 76 K 27 Nov 2014 - 21:06 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen at Paris,Ontario
cuteasabutton04.jpgjpg cuteasabutton04.jpg manage 76 K 19 Apr 2015 - 14:37 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden
cuteasabutton1.JPGJPG cuteasabutton1.JPG manage 71 K 24 Apr 2016 - 20:32 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
cuteasabutton2.JPGJPG cuteasabutton2.JPG manage 136 K 03 May 2021 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
cuteasabutton20.JPGJPG cuteasabutton20.JPG manage 141 K 29 Apr 2024 - 15:29 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
cuteasabutton5.jpgjpg cuteasabutton5.jpg manage 147 K 05 May 2019 - 03:09 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
cuteasabutton9.jpgjpg cuteasabutton9.jpg manage 138 K 26 Sep 2022 - 21:26 UnknownUser Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r32 - 29 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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