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■(TB) 'Great Balls Of Fire'

2011, Aitken

'Great Balls Of Fire' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2011). Seedling# 02M2. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards fluorescent orange with pink flush on midribs; falls white zone around beard blending to bright yellow, bright orange at petal edges; beards brilliant orange. 'Cut Above' X seedling# 95M18, 'Orange Fluorescence' pollen parent,. Salmon Creek 2011. Honorable Mention 2013; Award of Merit 2015

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Photo by AIS ArchivesPhoto by AIS ArchivesPhoto by AitkenPhoto by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Ken Walker; MillerBlooming in my garden, June 2013. USDA zone 4.5Blooming in my garden, June 2013. USDA zone 4.5Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Lauers FlowersPhoto by Chapman IrisPhoto by Barbara ThainPhoto by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aPhoto by Mid-America GardenPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
  • Really bloomed well on it's 2nd year, but didn't on it's 3rd. Very good color impact, and nice stalks with branching. Didn't set seed, and pollen wasn't useable. -- AdamCordes - 2014-06-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GREATBALLSOFFIRE01.jpgjpg GREATBALLSOFFIRE01.jpg manage 67 K 22 Jun 2015 - 20:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara Thain
GreatBallsOfFire01.jpgjpg GreatBallsOfFire01.jpg manage 44 K 05 Oct 2014 - 19:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Chapman Iris
Great_Balls_of_FireAC.jpgjpg Great_Balls_of_FireAC.jpg manage 174 K 16 Jun 2014 - 02:50 AdamCordes Blooming in my garden, June 2013. USDA zone 4.5
Great_Balls_of_FireACstalk.jpgjpg Great_Balls_of_FireACstalk.jpg manage 193 K 16 Jun 2014 - 02:49 AdamCordes Blooming in my garden, June 2013. USDA zone 4.5
Great_Balls_of_Fire_KWW.jpgjpg Great_Balls_of_Fire_KWW.jpg manage 52 K 21 Jan 2017 - 20:29 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Miller's Manor Gardens; AIS 2015 Convention
great01.JPGJPG great01.JPG manage 109 K 18 Feb 2015 - 03:11 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
great02.JPGJPG great02.JPG manage 57 K 18 Feb 2015 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
great03.jpgjpg great03.jpg manage 48 K 25 Apr 2015 - 14:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
great04.JPGJPG great04.JPG manage 69 K 09 Jul 2015 - 15:43 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS Convention
greatballoffire05.jpgjpg greatballoffire05.jpg manage 533 K 26 Dec 2019 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
greatballs02.jpgjpg greatballs02.jpg manage 49 K 05 May 2014 - 15:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Lauers Flowers
greatballsoffire01.jpgjpg greatballsoffire01.jpg manage 86 K 28 Jul 2015 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
greatballsoffire02.jpgjpg greatballsoffire02.jpg manage 950 K 24 Dec 2015 - 19:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
greatballsoffire09.JPGJPG greatballsoffire09.JPG manage 171 K 18 Jun 2022 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
greatballsoffire1.jpgjpg greatballsoffire1.jpg manage 90 K 16 Nov 2017 - 21:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
greatballsoffire2.jpgjpg greatballsoffire2.jpg manage 63 K 18 May 2013 - 15:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
greatballsoffire3.JPGJPG greatballsoffire3.JPG manage 80 K 18 Nov 2013 - 20:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
greatballsoffire4.jpgjpg greatballsoffire4.jpg manage 76 K 28 Feb 2014 - 16:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
greatballsoffire5.jpgjpg greatballsoffire5.jpg manage 143 K 05 Jul 2018 - 15:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
greatballsoffire6.jpgjpg greatballsoffire6.jpg manage 122 K 11 Jul 2020 - 02:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
greatballsoffire8.jpgjpg greatballsoffire8.jpg manage 119 K 11 Jul 2020 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
greatballsoffire9.jpgjpg greatballsoffire9.jpg manage 131 K 11 Jul 2020 - 02:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r28 - 18 Jun 2022, TerryLaurin
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