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■(SIB) 'At The Crossroads'

2009, Schafer/Sacks

'At The Crossroads' ( Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, 2009). Seedling S00-44-3. SIB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards smoky white (RHS 156D) veined soft violet, smoky yellow (162D) edge; style arms smoky white to yellow, hints of blue green at midrib; Falls pale smoky-purple washed, dappled and veined darker (79 B/D), purple strongest at signal which is gold heavily veined dark purple (79A); slight sweet fragrance. S97-84A-13: (S94-21-1: (S90-31-3, pod parent of 'Just Cruising' x S92-88-5, 'Sunny Spells sibling) x S92-75-11, 'Off She Goes' sibling) X 'Lady’s Chain' sibling. Joe Pye Weed 2009.

Hybridizer's Comment: At the crossroads of breeding pink and yellow appeared this misty and mysterious iris with a unique plum spot surrounding the small yellow signal. Large flowers, four buds, many strong stalks, erect foliage -- a dramatic garden statement. (( 'Star Cluster' x 'Ruffled Velvet') x ( 'Crème Chantilly' x (( 'Atoll' x 'Ruffled Velvet') x 'Butter and Sugar'))) x (((( 'Star Cluster' x 'Ruffled Velvet') x 'Isabelle') x 'Careless Sally') x sibling to 'Off She Goes', 'Dawn Waltz' and 'Book Of Secrets') X sibling to 'Lady's Chain'. Joe Pye Weed 2009.

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AtTheCrossroadsJPW.jpgjpg AtTheCrossroadsJPW.jpg manage 62 K 11 Feb 2010 - 17:05 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
AtTheCrossroads_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg AtTheCrossroads_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 75 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:27 Main.janlauritzen taken at Hatley Park, Victoria, BC. at AIS 2011 Convention
AtTheCrossroads_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg AtTheCrossroads_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 69 K 02 Sep 2011 - 00:28 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Finnerty Gardens, Victoria, BC, AIS 2011 Convention
BHP_6783-X2_at_the_crossroads.jpgjpg BHP_6783-X2_at_the_crossroads.jpg manage 145 K 12 Feb 2016 - 03:54 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
atthe01.jpgjpg atthe01.jpg manage 76 K 02 May 2015 - 13:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
atthecrossroads5.JPGJPG atthecrossroads5.JPG manage 79 K 26 Dec 2013 - 17:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
atthecrossroads6.JPGJPG atthecrossroads6.JPG manage 86 K 26 Dec 2013 - 17:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
atthecrossroads7.JPGJPG atthecrossroads7.JPG manage 92 K 26 Dec 2013 - 17:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
Topic revision: r13 - 13 Aug 2016, Betsy881
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