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■(SIB) 'Shirley Pope'

1979, McEwen

'Shirley Pope' (Currier McEwen, R. 1979). Seedling 74/51(23). SIB, 28" (71 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards red-purple (RHS 86A but more vibrant and darker); falls similar to Standards with velvety texture; white signal. 'Tealwood' X 'Ruffled Velvet'. McEwen 1979. Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1986.

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Iris de Sibérie Shirley popePhoto by Homestead FarmsPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Tranquil Lake NurseryPhoto by Fieldstone GardensPhoto by HildenbrandtPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Sans Souci NurseryPhoto by Binny Plants-United KingdomPhoto by Michael RollerPhoto by Michael RollerPhoto by Michael Roller


From AIS Bulletin #234 Summer 1979 Introducing SHIRLEY POPE (74/51@): Diploid, 28", LM. Lovely 4-1/2" semiflaring flowers. Exceptionally velvety, dark reddish purple with sharply contrasting white signal. Tealwood X Ruffled Velvet. $20.00. Currier McEwen.

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Iris de Siberie Shirley pope.JPGJPG Iris de Siberie Shirley pope.JPG manage 2 MB 22 Jan 2023 - 10:55 EliseAMANN Iris de Sibérie Shirley pope
ShirleyPope02.jpgjpg ShirleyPope02.jpg manage 87 K 30 May 2014 - 19:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
ShirleyPope1.JPGJPG ShirleyPope1.JPG manage 28 K 15 Jun 2016 - 19:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
ShirleyPope2.jpgjpg ShirleyPope2.jpg manage 32 K 28 Jul 2013 - 17:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
ShirleyPope5.jpgjpg ShirleyPope5.jpg manage 92 K 25 Nov 2013 - 21:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
Shirleypope3.jpgjpg Shirleypope3.jpg manage 28 K 12 Aug 2013 - 01:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
shirleypope.jpgjpg shirleypope.jpg manage 24 K 11 May 2013 - 19:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Homestead Farms
shirleypope01.jpgjpg shirleypope01.jpg manage 19 K 11 Sep 2014 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
shirleypope02.jpgjpg shirleypope02.jpg manage 137 K 19 Nov 2015 - 03:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
shirleypope03.JPGJPG shirleypope03.JPG manage 86 K 17 Jun 2014 - 02:10 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
shirleypope4.jpgjpg shirleypope4.jpg manage 35 K 10 Oct 2013 - 15:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
shirleypope5.jpgjpg shirleypope5.jpg manage 28 K 27 Sep 2019 - 00:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Binny Plants-United Kingdom
shirleypopemichael.JPGJPG shirleypopemichael.JPG manage 181 K 05 Dec 2021 - 22:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Roller
shirleypopemichael1.JPGJPG shirleypopemichael1.JPG manage 152 K 05 Dec 2021 - 22:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Roller
shirleypopemichael10.JPGJPG shirleypopemichael10.JPG manage 128 K 05 Dec 2021 - 22:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Roller
Topic revision: r25 - 22 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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