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■(SDB) 'Pogo'

1953, Douglas

'Pogo' (Geddes Douglas, R. 1953). SDB, 12" (30 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Bright yellow self, mahogany spot on falls ('Golden Hind' x 'Yellow Jewel') X I. pumila yellow. Honorable Mention 1957, High Commendation Royal Horticultural Society-British Iris Society 1959. Fairmount, Brentwood 1954.

NOTE: Registered as IB, but considered SDB. 'Pogo'.

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References:

From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: POGO Each 85c. Everyone falls in love with this sprightly little fellow. Color is orange-yellow with a big dark mahogany red patch on the falls. Really different. 10 inches.
Fairmount 1954 catalog gives "POGO (Douglas 1954) E. Bright and cheery, this one is aclear yellow with a red thumb print in the center of the falls, ^ giving great color contrast. 15 in."

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-04-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Pogo1.jpegjpeg Pogo1.jpeg manage 161 K 28 Apr 2021 - 01:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
PogoIOS.jpgjpg PogoIOS.jpg manage 14 K 12 Dec 2011 - 16:02 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
pogo01.jpgjpg pogo01.jpg manage 75 K 22 Feb 2016 - 20:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
pogo02.jpgjpg pogo02.jpg manage 75 K 22 Dec 2018 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom.
pogo03.JPGJPG pogo03.JPG manage 98 K 12 Jul 2016 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
pogo04.JPGJPG pogo04.JPG manage 82 K 12 Jul 2016 - 19:21 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
pogo1.JPGJPG pogo1.JPG manage 138 K 11 Dec 2021 - 02:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
pogo10.JPGJPG pogo10.JPG manage 137 K 11 Dec 2021 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
pogo11.JPGJPG pogo11.JPG manage 141 K 11 Dec 2021 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
pogo5.JPGJPG pogo5.JPG manage 185 K 13 May 2023 - 20:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
pogo7.JPGJPG pogo7.JPG manage 134 K 23 Jun 2023 - 20:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
pogo9.JPGJPG pogo9.JPG manage 71 K 16 Mar 2021 - 12:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
pogo91.JPGJPG pogo91.JPG manage 79 K 16 Mar 2021 - 12:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r27 - 23 Jun 2023, TerryLaurin
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