■(TB) 'Gaylord'

1949, Douglas

'Gaylord' (Geddes Douglas, R. 1949) TB. Seedling 635-D. Very late bloom. Color Class-W3M. 'Extravaganza' x 'Wabash'. Fairmount 1949. Honorable Mention 1949.

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From AIS Bulletin #113, April 1949. Introducing GAYLORD. The long awaited "break" in amoena breeding. Only fifteen rhizomes will be released in 1949. A vigorous iris that increases rapidly. The flowers are very large, the haft smooth, the standards pure white, the falls violet-blue. $20.00. Fairmount Gardens.
From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1955: GAYLORD (Douglas '50) 37". HM '49. Big flaring amoena from Extravaganza & Wabash. Standards white, falls blue purple,with nice flare. Scarce. $10.00.
GAYLORD (Douglas 1949) V. L. This large flowered Amoena was sold out the first year it was introduced, but now we have increased the stock to list it again in the catalog. Tall and distinctive, with broad white standards, and flaring falls of rich blue-violet, edged with a narrow border of white. A very handsome Amoena with wide hafts and thick orange beard. It blooms freely on sturdy three branched stalks. H. M., A. I. S. 1949. 40 m. $10.00. [Fairmount catalog, 1955]
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Gaylord.jpgjpg Gaylord.jpg manage 208 K 13 May 2020 - 21:00 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Gaylord', in Iridarium of Zagreb Botanical Garden, Croatia, since 1964
Gaylord1.jpgjpg Gaylord1.jpg manage 226 K 13 May 2020 - 21:00 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Gaylord', in Iridarium of Zagreb Botanical Garden, Croatia, since 1964
gaylord01.JPGJPG gaylord01.JPG manage 462 K 16 May 2018 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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