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■ (Spx) 'Gordon'

1971, van Eeden

'Gordon' (P.B. van Eeden, 1971). Ret; 3 ¾" (9.5 cm), flower diameter 2 ¼" (6 cm), Standards lobelia-blue (RHS 91B); falls violet (RHS 86A), blotch cadmium -orange (RHS 23A) on whitish ground, slightly striped blue.( Iris bakeriana Foster X Iris reticulata. M. Bieb.. 'Cantab').-KAVB. A.M.—B.C. 1974. Iris bakeriana Foster X Iris reticulata. M. Bieb..

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gordon5.JPGgordon50.JPGgordon9.JPGGordon flower.jpggordon in landscape.jpggordon plant.jpgIris-reticulata-GordonTy.jpgirisgordon01.jpg
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Awaiting original catalog description
Named in honor of Gordon Blackwell who wrote thye chapter on Reticulata Irises in The World Of Iris


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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Gordon_flower.jpgjpg Gordon_flower.jpg manage 259 K 21 Feb 2014 - 21:24 BobPries Courtesy KAVB
Iris-reticulata-GordonTy.jpgjpg Iris-reticulata-GordonTy.jpg manage 39 K 21 Jan 2015 - 14:28 BobPries Paul Tyerman photo
gordon5.JPGJPG gordon5.JPG manage 29 K 03 Oct 2023 - 19:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
gordon50.JPGJPG gordon50.JPG manage 32 K 03 Oct 2023 - 19:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
gordon9.JPGJPG gordon9.JPG manage 48 K 09 May 2022 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Dorothy Willott slide collection
gordon_in_landscape.jpgjpg gordon_in_landscape.jpg manage 45 K 21 Feb 2014 - 21:24 BobPries Courtesy KAVB
gordon_plant.jpgjpg gordon_plant.jpg manage 7 K 21 Feb 2014 - 21:25 BobPries Courtesy KAVB
irisgordon01.jpgjpg irisgordon01.jpg manage 49 K 13 Jul 2015 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Skelmersdale-Broadleigh Gardens-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r13 - 11 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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