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■(TB) 'Spooned Blaze'

1965, Austin

'Spooned Blaze' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Seedling# 227. TB, height 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-Y1, butter-yellow self, white blaze, yellow horns ending in small spoons rise from deep-orange beard. 'Bright Gem' X 'Lemon Spoon'. Rainbow 1965.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: SPOONED BLAZE (Austin '65) ML-38". In color on front cover. Standards and style crests of this beautifully formed Iris are a deep butter yellow, delightfully laced. Lacy edges of falls are the same, with an intricately lined white blaze in center; haft a deeper yellow with inconspicuous veining. Brilliant orange beards on semi-flaring falls, end in unbearded horns mostly topped with deep yellow spoons. Excellent substance; extra good pollen. Bright Gem X Lemon Spoon. Sdlg. #227. Reg. $30.00; on $40 order $22.50.

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SpoonedBlaze11.JPGJPG SpoonedBlaze11.JPG manage 68 K 31 Aug 2021 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SpoonedBlaze12BHI.JPGJPG SpoonedBlaze12BHI.JPG manage 61 K 04 May 2012 - 17:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Spooned_Blaze.jpgjpg Spooned_Blaze.jpg manage 981 K 16 Aug 2015 - 00:17 Main.hrandiac This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog.
spoonblazed02.JPGJPG spoonblazed02.JPG manage 77 K 17 Jun 2014 - 21:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
spoonedblaze1.JPGJPG spoonedblaze1.JPG manage 340 K 06 Apr 2020 - 13:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
Topic revision: r18 - 04 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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