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■(TB) 'Rodeo'

1947, DeForest

'Rodeo' (Fred DeForest, R. 1947) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y5M. 'Tiffany' x 'Casa Morena'.

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From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: RODEO. (DeForest, 1947). Height, 36 in. Brighter color in same pattern as Tiffanja. Standards gold. Falls flaring, white edged gold. Styles gold. Beard brown, tipped orange. Brown marking. Flowers measure close to six inches. As conspicuous as a "Ten Gallon" hat, hence the name. $1.00.
"I thought the standards of Rodeo were opening too much [in the DeForest garden, OR], just as they did for me in Nashville". Jesse E. Wills (Tenn.), “Iris Impressions 1949,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 115 (October 1949): 20.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rodeo01.JPGJPG Rodeo01.JPG manage 72 K 04 Dec 2014 - 20:16 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Rodeo02.JPGJPG Rodeo02.JPG manage 75 K 30 Aug 2021 - 01:29 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RodeoBHI.JPGJPG RodeoBHI.JPG manage 162 K 21 Nov 2011 - 20:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
rodeo-jb.jpgjpg rodeo-jb.jpg manage 22 K 22 Feb 2013 - 22:45 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r12 - 30 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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