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■(TB) 'Skookumchuck'

1983, Gibson

'Skookumchuck' (James Gibson, R. 1982). Seedling# 160-4A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards orange apricot ground, veined greyed red (RHS 180A); falls orange apricot ground, stitched and speckled red purple on edge, white signal; red (44A) beard. 'Honey Lace' sibling X 'Sun Snap'. Gibson 1983

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From AIS Bulletin #248 January 1983 Introducing SKOOKUMCHUCK-TB, M, 86 em, Plicata, #160-4A. $25.00. This reliable reblooming plicata is perhaps the richest color combination of all. Standards are ruffled and slightly laced. The orange-apricot ground color is flushed and veined a greyed red (RHS 180) that increases in intensity toward the tips. Falls are rich orange-apricot,rimmed by lines and specks of a deeper color than stands. Small, clean, white signals at the tip of bright red beards (44A) are most attractive. The 34" stalks are well branched, having eight 5 x 6" blooms. Gibson Iris Gardens.

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SkookemchuckIO.JPGJPG SkookemchuckIO.JPG manage 34 K 25 Feb 2011 - 20:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris Oasis
skook02.JPGJPG skook02.JPG manage 89 K 07 Jul 2014 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
skookumchuck2.jpgjpg skookumchuck2.jpg manage 37 K 09 Apr 2013 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r13 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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