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■(TB) 'Gingerbread Girl'

1981, Gibson

'Gingerbread Girl' (James Gibson, R. 1980). Seedling# 21-4A. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards yellow ground, stitched with blend of greyed orange (RHS 174A), blushed violet; falls yellow ground, stitched greyed orange around edge, white area surrounding greyed orange beard; heavily ruffled. Seedling# 13-2PBr: ('Co Co Mocha' x seedling# 83-6BPch, 'Summer Sunshine' sibling) X 'Plum Gleam'. Gibson 1981. Honorable Mention 1983; Favorite Guest 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing GINGERBREAD GIRL-TB, EM, 94 cm, Plic #21-4A. $25.00. An unusually lovely and ruffled medium brown plicata (greyed orange 177B). The falls have a yellow ground and white signal patch. It is tall (37") and has large, ruffled flowers (6"x6"). The falls are 3" wide and have outstanding beards (greyed orange 163A). Good branching, 7-8 buds. In a class by itself. Gibson Iris Garden.
Reported Rebloom in: AZ, CA [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 83]

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GingerbreadGirl01.JPGJPG GingerbreadGirl01.JPG manage 77 K 12 Dec 2014 - 04:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GingerbreadGirl010.JPGJPG GingerbreadGirl010.JPG manage 94 K 17 Aug 2021 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GingerbreadGirl02.jpgjpg GingerbreadGirl02.jpg manage 82 K 06 Apr 2015 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
GingerbreadGirlBHI.jpgjpg GingerbreadGirlBHI.jpg manage 91 K 18 Nov 2011 - 18:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
gingerbread02.jpgjpg gingerbread02.jpg manage 90 K 10 Jun 2015 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
gingerbreadgirl03.JPGJPG gingerbreadgirl03.JPG manage 81 K 28 Jun 2014 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r16 - 25 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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