■(TB) 'Pencil Sketch'
( Gordon Plough
, R. 1971). Seedling# 67-56-5. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards greyed tones of barium yellow (503/1), practically solid color; falls same, lined with plicata markings radiating from beard giving effect of a pencil sketch; light violet area around orange beard. Seedling# 64-82-75: (involving 'Jakarta'
, 'My Darling'
, 'Copper Halo'
) X 'Painted Wings'
. Eden Road 1972.
: Honorable Mention 1973.
* * References
| PENCIL SKETCH (Plough) has to grow on you. A kook that reminds us of old APRIL SHOWERS." [Joe Ghio, “The Unusual Becomes the Usual,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 206 (July 1972): 10.]
| PENCIL SKETCH is a greyed yellow with lines radiating from the center of the flower as if someone had taken a pencil and drawn the lines. An oddity that I liked because it is so different." [Ron Mullin, “An Iris Holiday,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 208 (January 1973): 13.]
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