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■(TB) 'Far Galaxies'

1978, Babson

'Far Galaxies' (Sanford Babson, R. 1977). Seedling# W45-1. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. White ground plicata stitched deep purple; yellow beard. 'Odyssey' X 'High Life'. Melrose Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1981.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
FAR GALAXIES (Hager '78) is a white ground plicata stitched deep purple with very little ground showing. Flowers are large and showy but blooms late, just opposite hybridizer's description. [F. G. Stephenson, (VA), “1980 Iris Season Reviewed in Virginia”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 239 (October 1980): 42.]

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FarGalaxies01.JPGJPG FarGalaxies01.JPG manage 67 K 12 Dec 2014 - 00:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FarGalaxiesBHI.JPGJPG FarGalaxiesBHI.JPG manage 60 K 18 Nov 2011 - 14:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FarGalaxiesEI.jpgjpg FarGalaxiesEI.jpg manage 26 K 12 Dec 2012 - 17:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
far01.jpgjpg far01.jpg manage 91 K 08 Jun 2015 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 15 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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