■(TB) 'Grape Adventure'

1986, Jones

'Grape Adventure' (Frank Jones, R. 1985). Seedling# J81-63. TB, 30" (75 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards deep violet (RHS 86A); falls dark violet (83A). white sunburst blaze; deep violet beard tipped orange ln throat; pronounced grape fragrance. Seedling# J75-14: 'Emma Louisa' x seedling# J72-143) X 'Violet Supreme'. F Jones, Spring Hill Iris 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing GRAPE ADVENTURE (F. P. jones) Sdlg. j-81-63, TB, 29-30", E & RE. Deep violet standards (RHS 86A) over dark violet (83A) falls with a white sunburst blaze around dark violet beards. Superbly abundant grower with 9 branches and rebranches carrying an average of 15-20 plus blooms. Add to all of this the delightful aroma of ripened grapes, making this truly a Grape Adventure. Rebloom begins in mid-September in NJ. 0-75-14: Emma Louisa x J-72-143) X Violet Supreme. EC '85. $25.00. spring Hill Iris Gardens.
 

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-05-14
  • This is the only rebloomer I have so far. It is a very hardy rebloomer dark purple self here in zone 6, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Started blooming this fall on 10/18 and still going very strong today 10/31. And the grape soda fragrance is great. Grape Adventure is a pleasant sight from the kitchen window. -- WikiGuest - 31 Oct 2019
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