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■(TB) 'Sun Snap'

1975, Gibson

'Sun Snap' (James Gibson, R. 1974). Seedling# 6-0 E. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards cobalt yellow ground, wide rim of garnet specks and lines, more intense at edge; falls aurelian yellow ground, 1/4" band of garnet brown specks and lines, small white patch at tip of orange-yellow beard. 'Wild Ginger' X 'Summer Sunshine'. Gibson 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #216 January 1975 Introducing SUN SNAP. '75 M & Rebloom, 38". #6-0E. $25.00. This exotic beauty is a sibling of AUTUMN ECHO, but of a much different pattern. Branching is three plus with 8 buds. Reblooms as reliably as AUTUMN ECHO. Standards are serrated and ruffled, having a wide garnet rim of specks and lines (more intense at the edge) over a cobalt yellow ground. Inside the standard is a deep yellow. Falls are really outstanding, having a most intense, smooth cobalt yellow ground that really demands attention. Around the edge is a 1-inch band of garnet brown specks and lines. At the tip of the orange-yellow beard is a small white signal patch. Gibson's Iris Garden.
Reported Rebloom in: California USDA Zone 8,9 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 197]

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SunSnap01.jpgjpg SunSnap01.jpg manage 76 K 07 Dec 2014 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SunSnap02.JPGJPG SunSnap02.JPG manage 107 K 01 Sep 2021 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SunSnap12BHI.JPGJPG SunSnap12BHI.JPG manage 79 K 05 May 2012 - 18:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Sunsnap01.jpgjpg Sunsnap01.jpg manage 91 K 09 Apr 2015 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Topic revision: r16 - 28 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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