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■(TB) 'China Dragon'

1979, Shoop

'China Dragon' (George Shoop, R. 1979). Seedling# 74-19. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled and lightly laced bright deep orange self; red-orange beard. Seedlings involving 'Spanish Gift', 'Gay Time', 'Olé', Hamblen seedling# H5-35, 'Spanish Affair'. Shoop 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing CHINA DRAGON (Shoop '79). TB, 36", Midseason. A bright deep orange self. Lightly laced and flaring falls. Red-orange beard. Branching and good plant. My deepest orange to date. #74-19. Involving Spanish Gift, Gay Time, Ole, Hamblen H5-35, Spanish Affair. $25.00. George Shoop.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-04
  • TB 'China Dragon' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 4-12, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 14 Aug 2017
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20170605_151232TB China Dragon (3).jpgjpg 20170605_151232TB China Dragon (3).jpg manage 467 K 14 Aug 2017 - 21:58 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Front view of TB China Dragon. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.
China-DragonNN.jpgjpg China-DragonNN.jpg manage 29 K 06 Nov 2011 - 17:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ChinaDragon01.jpgjpg ChinaDragon01.jpg manage 67 K 22 Nov 2014 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ChinaDragon02.jpgjpg ChinaDragon02.jpg manage 117 K 02 Jun 2014 - 15:32 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
ChinaDragon06.jpgjpg ChinaDragon06.jpg manage 69 K 22 Mar 2014 - 12:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ChinaDragonEI.jpgjpg ChinaDragonEI.jpg manage 20 K 10 Dec 2012 - 15:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ChinaDragonSI.JPGJPG ChinaDragonSI.JPG manage 230 K 08 Apr 2019 - 12:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
ChinaDragonTIF.jpgjpg ChinaDragonTIF.jpg manage 48 K 04 Dec 2011 - 20:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
ChinaDragon_by_JanLaurtizen.jpgjpg ChinaDragon_by_JanLaurtizen.jpg manage 67 K 26 Jan 2012 - 06:42 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
China_Dragon_KWW.jpgjpg China_Dragon_KWW.jpg manage 51 K 25 Jan 2017 - 22:47 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Salem, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
china01.jpgjpg china01.jpg manage 73 K 05 Jun 2015 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
chinadragon03.jpgjpg chinadragon03.jpg manage 105 K 21 Jun 2017 - 19:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
chinadragon04.jpgjpg chinadragon04.jpg manage 156 K 20 Jun 2017 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
chinadragon05.jpgjpg chinadragon05.jpg manage 59 K 10 Jul 2013 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
chinadragon6.jpgjpg chinadragon6.jpg manage 52 K 23 Aug 2013 - 19:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
chinadragon9.jpgjpg chinadragon9.jpg manage 110 K 16 Jan 2023 - 14:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r27 - 31 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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