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■(TB) 'Marty Richards'

2005, Richards

'Marty Richards' (Richard Richards, R. 2004). Seedling# 6005RE. TB, 34" (86 cm), Very early to very late bloom and rebloom. Standards violet (RHS 88B) fading to (88C), lighter at base, faintly marked at base in spring, markedly dark purple on winter bloom; style arms violet (88B) fading to pale violet at base; falls purple violet darker than (88A), lighter area near beard, inconspicuous veining on hafts in spring, darker purple on winter bloom; beards violet blue (91C) at end, (91B) in middle, yellow orange (17A) in throat; slight sweet fragrance; foliage twists slightly. 'Feed Back' X 'Star Master'. Superstition 2005. Honorable Mention 2007.

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From AIS Bulletin #337 April 2005 Introducing MARTY RICHARDS (R.C.Richards 2005) TB, 34", EML & RE. Seedling # 6005-RE. Violet with a slight reddish cast; falls are slightly darker. Very long bloom season, good rebloom in mild winter areas, and has also rebloomed well in Memphis. In the hybridizers' garden in Southern California, he says the more you feed it, the more rebloom you receive. Typically produces 2 branches and a spur, but almost never more than 7 flowers. Is usually darker on fall/winter bloom. Named for the hybridizers' wife. Feed Back X Star Master. $45.00-or-3/$90.00. Superstition Iris Gardens.

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-- ElladanMcLeester - 2010-12-16
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MartyRichards7.JPGJPG MartyRichards7.JPG manage 80 K 12 Sep 2013 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bonnie's Irises
MartyRichards_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg MartyRichards_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 64 K 25 Feb 2011 - 08:15 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
MartyRichards_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg MartyRichards_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 68 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:12 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
marty01.jpgjpg marty01.jpg manage 64 K 09 Mar 2015 - 21:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
marty_richards_66.jpgjpg marty_richards_66.jpg manage 74 K 16 Dec 2010 - 21:45 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
martyrichards01.jpgjpg martyrichards01.jpg manage 77 K 22 Aug 2014 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
martyrichards02.jpgjpg martyrichards02.jpg manage 74 K 06 Jul 2014 - 12:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
martyrichards03.jpgjpg martyrichards03.jpg manage 59 K 04 Sep 2014 - 00:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
martyrichards04.jpgjpg martyrichards04.jpg manage 66 K 12 Dec 2014 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
martyrichards12.jpgjpg martyrichards12.jpg manage 119 K 07 Mar 2014 - 01:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
martyrichards2.jpgjpg martyrichards2.jpg manage 42 K 16 Feb 2013 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
martyrichards4.jpgjpg martyrichards4.jpg manage 112 K 16 Jul 2019 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r27 - 07 Dec 2022, Harloiris
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