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■(TB) 'Etched Apricot'

1967, Gibson

'Etched Apricot' (James Gibson, R. 1967). Seedling 51-OPF. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards apricot; falls white ground, apricot etchings. 'Henna Stitches' X 'Wild Ginger'. Cooley 1967. Honorable Mention 1969.

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ETCHED APRICOT (Gibson, '67) Each $20.00. Warm golden apricot color, the standards without markings and the falls creamy ivory in the center with fine etchings of apricot. None of the many other Gibson plicatas match this most attractive hue and the flower itself is absolute perfection in form. Extra large, 3-inch petal width and ideal rulfling and fluting are added features. Height about 30 inches. No. 51-OPF. [Cooley's Iris, 1967]
Reported Rebloom in: CA, TX USDA Zone 7 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 67]
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EtchedApricotEI.jpgjpg EtchedApricotEI.jpg manage 60 K 11 Dec 2012 - 20:52 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
etched01.jpgjpg etched01.jpg manage 94 K 08 Jun 2015 - 14:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
etchedapricot01.jpgjpg etchedapricot01.jpg manage 175 K 03 Sep 2015 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
etchedapricot02.jpgjpg etchedapricot02.jpg manage 118 K 28 Mar 2016 - 18:54 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
etchedapricot1.JPGJPG etchedapricot1.JPG manage 908 K 02 Aug 2016 - 18:27 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
etohedapricot3.jpgjpg etohedapricot3.jpg manage 39 K 28 Nov 2018 - 18:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r15 - 10 Dec 2018, Harloiris
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