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■(TB) 'Gates of Rome'

2008/09, Blyth

'Gates of Rome' (Barry Blyth, R. 2008). Seedling# O263-1. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards champagne, slight violet flush at midrib; style arms champagne; falls rich burgundy-violet, very ruffled, flared; beards muted soft bluish tipped bronze; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# L185-A, 'Mango Daiquiri' sibling X 'Dinner Talk'. Tempo Two 2008/09.

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Hybridizer's Comment: Standards are just off white to soft champagne with a slight violet flush at the midribs. Falls are rich burgundy to angelina burgundy, They are extremely ruffled and flared. Beards are soft bluish tipped bronze. Super branching with up to 4 flowers out at once. Excellent grower.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GATES0fROME03.jpgjpg GATES0fROME03.jpg manage 61 K 20 Apr 2014 - 22:51 UnknownUser Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
GatesOfRome10kp2.JPGJPG GatesOfRome10kp2.JPG manage 41 K 21 Dec 2012 - 22:12 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 10, 2012
GatesOfRome9bkp12.JPGJPG GatesOfRome9bkp12.JPG manage 74 K 31 May 2012 - 16:46 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 9, 2012
GatesofRome01.jpgjpg GatesofRome01.jpg manage 110 K 02 Sep 2017 - 02:45 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
gatesofrome01.jpgjpg gatesofrome01.jpg manage 649 K 31 Dec 2015 - 19:50 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
gatesofrome02.jpgjpg gatesofrome02.jpg manage 134 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:18 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
gatesofrome03.jpgjpg gatesofrome03.jpg manage 389 K 27 Nov 2019 - 16:42 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
gatesofrome04.jpgjpg gatesofrome04.jpg manage 324 K 27 Nov 2019 - 16:43 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
gatesofrome1.jpgjpg gatesofrome1.jpg manage 266 K 10 Apr 2016 - 21:55 UnknownUser Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
gatesofrome3.jpgjpg gatesofrome3.jpg manage 47 K 02 Apr 2013 - 14:56 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
gatesofrome4.jpegjpeg gatesofrome4.jpeg manage 70 K 25 Oct 2018 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
gatesofrome9.jpgjpg gatesofrome9.jpg manage 166 K 12 May 2020 - 03:19 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r24 - 14 Dec 2022, TLaurin
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