■(TB) 'Gigolo'

1984, Keppel

'Gigolo' (Keith Keppel, R. 1982). Seedling# 77-111G. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early bloom. Standards near apricot (M&P 10-G-7); falls near apricot (10-G-6) with 1/2" rosy violet (45-J-2) border and hafts; tangerine orange beard; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# 74-32B: (('Roundup' x 'Artwork' sibling)'Osage Buff') X seedling# 75-113B: ('Flamenco' sibling x ('Roundup' sibling x 'April Melody')). Keppel 1984.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1984: GIGOLO (Keppel '84) E 35" (74-32B: ((Roundup x Artwork sib) x Osage Buff) X 75-1138: (Flamenco sib x (Roundup sib x April Melody)))/ Excitingly different! Golden-orange ground plicata, falls with a strong 1/2" border of raspberry, widening across the hafts. Not only does he dress wildly, he also sports a neatly trimmed carrot red beard. Not a cheap thri11, but definitely an experience you'11 remember! Ruffled flowers, well-branched stalks. Best seedling in show, Region 14 Spring Meeting, 1982. #77-lllG 35.00.

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