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■(TB) 'Rafa'

1997, Spoon

'Rafa' (Donald Spoon, R. 1997). Seedling# 90-54A. TB, height 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled lavender blue, deeper area in center of all petals, short white rays around beards; beards white, hairs tipped yellow. 'Honky Tonk Blues' X 'Queen Dorothy'. Winterberry 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #306 July 1997 Introducing RAFA TB, 32" (81 cm), M & RE carrier. Ruffled lavender blue with darker area in the wide falls below the white, yellow lopped beard surrounded by rays of white dots and dashes. Good growth habits with striking garden effect. Fertile both ways carrying its pattern to reblooming seedlings. Honky Tonk Blues x Queen Dorothy. $20.00. Winterberry Gardens.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rafa01.JPGJPG Rafa01.JPG manage 101 K 01 Jun 2015 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Rafa03.jpgjpg Rafa03.jpg manage 65 K 09 Apr 2014 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Rafa05.jpgjpg Rafa05.jpg manage 122 K 18 Sep 2017 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
RafaSC.jpgjpg RafaSC.jpg manage 74 K 26 Oct 2011 - 13:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
Rafa_jb.jpgjpg Rafa_jb.jpg manage 40 K 06 Mar 2013 - 02:14 Main.Harloiris photo by Winterberry Iris
Rafa_jbBH.jpgjpg Rafa_jbBH.jpg manage 33 K 10 Jan 2019 - 19:51 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Winterberry Photo
Topic revision: r16 - 10 Jan 2019, Betsy881
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