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■(TB) 'Bright Hour'

1949, Douglas

'Bright Hour' (Geddes Douglas, R. 1949). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class W3D. Cook 129-42 X ('Extravaganza' x 'Wabash').

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: BRIGHT HOUR (Douglas 1952) M. L. 38 in.(Cook 129-42 x Criterion). This is undoubtedly the best improvement in the amoenas to date. A large, beautifully formed flower of great color value. Stands are pure silvery white and falls are vibrant purple with a snow white border extending down both sides. H.M. 1953. 7.50.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BrightHourBHI.jpgjpg BrightHourBHI.jpg manage 53 K 14 Apr 2012 - 20:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Bright_Hour.JPGJPG Bright_Hour.JPG manage 50 K 31 Jan 2011 - 15:25 IrisP  
Bright_Hour.jpgjpg Bright_Hour.jpg manage 26 K 12 Nov 2010 - 15:09 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
brighthour02.jpgjpg brighthour02.jpg manage 53 K 01 Jun 2014 - 19:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
brighthour03.jpgjpg brighthour03.jpg manage 66 K 01 Jun 2014 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
brighthour1.JPGJPG brighthour1.JPG manage 512 K 02 May 2018 - 17:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brighthour2.JPGJPG brighthour2.JPG manage 650 K 02 May 2018 - 17:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brighthour3.JPGJPG brighthour3.JPG manage 550 K 02 May 2018 - 17:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
brighthour4.JPGJPG brighthour4.JPG manage 139 K 09 Jun 2020 - 18:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r10 - 09 Jun 2020, TLaurin
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