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■(TB) 'Thistle Belle'

1978, Gibson

'Thistle Belle' (James Gibson, R. 1977). Seedling# 32-4A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled and fluted white ground plicata, stitched violet-brown; brown beard tipped golden. Seedling# 1-0C: ('Woodwine' x 'Wild Ginger') X seedling# 7-0B: (seedling# 102-6E PCh x 'Wild Ginger'). Gibson 1978.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing THISTLE BELLE (1978). TB, 35", M, #32-4A. $25.00. This one is for those preferring a rich and powerful color in a plicata. Its 6" x 6" blooms are of fine form, ruffled, fluted and have good substance. The large standards are arched or domed. A pleasing violet-brown color flows over the ruffled white ground. The falls are also wide, fiuted, and speckled with a plicata rim with a white ground. The beard is brown, tipped golden. This is a WOODWINE X WILD GINGER cross. Three branches and terminal, 8 buds. Gibson Iris Gardens.

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