Act Two
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ACT TWO (P. Black ‘19)
BB Early-Midseason-Rebloom 25” (63cm)
Superb branching and buds plus a lovely strong spicy fragrance create a memorable garden presence. Crisp form with plenty of ruffles. Rapid growth.
Sdlg. X147FR: U75BR, Keep Going sib X U41AR: (Advantage X S142AR, Triple Dip sib)
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Adolescence
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ADOLESCENCE (K. Keppel '21)
BB Early midseason 27.5" (70 cm)
Standards light orchid to peach pink; Falls petunia violet with bluer center near orange beards
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Airy Fairy Flower
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AIRY FAIRY FLOWER (P. Black '21)
BB Early-Late 23” (58cm)
Flowers, flowers everywhere! The exuberant branching and buds insure you’ll have loads of “Airy” flowers over a long time. There are 4 branches plus spur and a basal branch with 1 branch and 5 buds. It normally has at least 20 buds. Classically formed and ruffled sparkling white flowers have mid violet blue plicata band standards surrounding mid violet blue styles. Falls have a wire rim plic edging. Smaller flowers allow flowers to show without crowding. Proportion is its hallmark. Breathtaking clumps!
Sdlg. Y180A: Stylish Choice X W215A: (S207E: (Keeper x Q47C: (O234A: (Silverberry x L86B: (Waiting For George x Cimarron Trail)) x O230A: (K256A: (Flights Of Fancy x I144A, Fleece as White sib) x T.Johnson TU78A: (I’ve Got Rhythm x Flight Of Fancy)))) x U69A: (Ink Patterns x Alberta Clipper)).
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Black Label
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BLACK LABEL (P. Black ‘20)
BB Midseason- Very Late 24” (61cm)
As BBs go, ‘Black Label’ is perfection in addition to having a wonderfully diverse parentage. Purple black bitone flowers have white hafts with black veins that continue down the falls. Perfectly proportioned stalks have an amazing 3 branches plus spur and 9-11 buds. You can’t miss its strong grape fragrance.
Sdlg. Y68A: U35A, Daffy Duck sib X W191A: (S207I: (Keeper x Q47C, Devil’s Delight pod parent) x U80C, Waylaid sib)
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Blazing Orange
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BLAZING ORANGE (Paul Black 23)
BB Midseason-Late 26” (66cm)
Pronounced sweet fragrance This fiery apricot orange will instantly command your attention when you walk into your garden. Bright it is. Dark plum hafts showcase vivid red-orange beards. Show stalks have 3 branches and 8-9 buds. Makes quick clumps. Sdlg. Z125A: Time Out X Shivaree
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Boo Berry
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BOO BERRY (P. Black '21)
BB Early-Midseason 27” (69cm)
This sibling to ‘Poise and Charm’ has all the great traits it has, classic flower form, perfect proportion, strong growth, show stalks with 3 branches and spur providing 8-9 buds. Mid blueberry blue flowers are shaded darker blue around edges. It has a slight sweet fragrance and the added bonus of purple based foliage. I’m using it in my quest for turquoise to green TBs (tall bearded).
Sdlg. X184J: ‘Poise and Charm’ sib.
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Boundless Berry
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BOUNDLESS BERRY (P. Black '21)
BB Midseason-Late 27” (69cm)
Border bearded irises are no longer sulky shrinking violets. ‘Boundless Berry’ is testament to that with its robust growth and showy clumps filled with bloom stalks. Compact, heavily ruffled flowers have light warm pink blooms. Fall hafts are rouged red plum and veined cream and shade lighter to narrow warm pink bands. Big, dark sienna beards are an interesting contrast. Show stalks have 3 branches and 7-9 buds. A moderate sweet fragrance is a plus.
Sdlg. Y171B: (Delectable Treat X V182D: (R170J, Simply Coral sib x Enough is Enough).
Courageous One
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COURAGEOUS ONE (Thomas Johnson ’22)
BB Midseason 27” (69cm)
Light sweet fragrance. Canary yellow standards lightening towards the edge. Falls are a very light yellow base washed slightly darker to the edge. A large rust red signal radiates out from around the beards and extends half way down the fall. Nicely proportioned BB and very showy and unique.
Sdlg TK130O: Truth or Dare X Autumn Tease sib.
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Different Path
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DIFFERENT PATH (Paul Black 23)
BB Early-Midseason 26” (66cm)
Slight sweet fragrance In addition to using the species I. junonia in my SDB breeding, I’ve also used it in TB breeding to bring new genes into plicatas. In only two generations, form is modern and show stalks have been the norm. Gently ruffled standards are mid tan-gold rouged light rose over centers. White blended to butter ground falls have rosy plum plic hafts and 1” bands. Mid-marigold beards echo the standards. Easy growth produces quick clumps filled with stalks having 4 branches and 8-9 buds. Sdlg. Z149A: Black X220A: (Barbara May x I. junonia) X House of Cards
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Drop Dead Gorgeous
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DROP DEAD GORGEOUS (Paul Black 23)
BB Late-Very Late 24” (61cm)
Slight musky fragrance You’ll return again and again to gaze upon this sultry siren. Full, classically formed flowers have smooth mid-dark garnet standards. Velvety black cherry falls are delicately edged in narrow paler ruffles. Glowing light yellow hafts are veined and sanded black cherry and adorned with smoldering burnt orange beards. Clean, vigorous growth produces show stalks with 3 branches and 7-9 buds. The IB, 'Morning Show' was used to provide a different genetic base in the quest for "the red iris". Sdlg. Z121A: Black V170A: (Morning Show x Black P248B, Hi Love pollen parent) X Black X59A, Radiant Garnet sib
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Frilled To Death
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FRILLED TO DEATH (T. Johnson ’20)
BB Late 26” (66cm)
Frilled is right! Very frilly peach self with deeper peach wash around beard and orange styles. Quite flashy indeed!
Sdlg TG120ZZ Coralina X Abiding love
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Fun House
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FUN HOUSE (Ghio '20)
Late 26" (66cm)
Orange standards over yellow-orange falls with a wide rose-tan edge.
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Gay Romance
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GAY ROMANCE (P. Black ‘20)
BB Late- Very Late 27” (69cm)
You’re sure to fall in love with this richly saturated reverse purple amoena with tangerine beards. Stalks have 2 branches and 7 buds. Striking clumps.
Sdlg. Y130A: V118A, Only the Shadow Knows sib X W116C: (S158A: (Bubblicious x Q6A: (Dearie x Drifting Bubbles)) x Lost World)
Gonzo
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GONZO (Paul Black 23)
BB Midseason-Late 25” (63.5cm)
Slight spicy fragrance Descendants of ‘Delectable Treat’ have great substance. This is one of them. It takes 4 or 5 days for the flowers to open and expand. This cross gave a wide range of unique colors and patterns and most having superior branching and buds. Standards and styles are mid greenish yellow. Hafts of greenish cream falls are veined mid rosy brown changing to solid edgings along upper half. Dark pumpkin beards add a bit of warmth. Superbly proportioned flowers are carried on show stalks with 3-4 branches and 9-11 buds. No mistaking this for any other. Sdlg. BB162B: Luscious Lips X Black Y171B, Luscious Lips sib
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Hi Love
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HI LOVE (P. Black ‘18)
BB Early-Midseason 26” (66cm)
This dark, rich and smooth bitone is sure to catch your attention. Note the interesting 1/2 plic heritage.
Sdlg. V120A: Wild X (House Afire x (Good Humor x Weekend Update))
I Believe
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I BELIEVE (T. Johnson ’23)
BB Late 26” (66cm)
Slight sweet fragrance. Pure white with a large blue signal around the beard. Orange beards. A totally unique breakthrough color and pattern in this class. It is from TB breeding but exhibits all the good traits of a BB with smaller foliage and more refined well branched stems. Beautiful!! Sdlg. TG130G: Sib to Courageous One and Simple Magic
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Kiss The Frog
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KISS THE FROG (P. Black ‘18)
BB Early-Midseason 26” (66cm)
How about an alluring update on the perennial favorite ‘Jungle Shadows’? It isn’t as dark and brooding as ‘Jungle Shadows’ but it still possesses that mysterious ambiance. ‘KISS THE FROG’ is part of my program to create green/turquoise BBs and TBs.
Sdlg. W129B: Lost World X (Ink Patterns x Alberta Clipper)
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Last Of The Wine
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LAST OF THE WINE (Paul Black '22)
BB Midseason-Late 26” (66cm)
Slight spicy fragrance. Here is another stop along the way to redder TBs. ‘Morning Show’ has shown in median breeding the ability produce quite red offspring and so I incorporated it into the TBs. ‘Last of the Wine’ is a mid and dark garnet bi-tone that leans well into red. Nicely branched and budded stalks.
Sdlg. Z58B: Hi Love X Black V170A: (Morning Show x Black P24B, Hi Love pollen parent
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Lusciousocity
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LUSCIOUSOCITY (P. Black ‘19)
BB Midseason-Late 27.5” (70cm)
This classically formed pastel confection will have your mouth watering. Pale peach pink standards are edged butter cream. Strongly flared greenish cream falls have white centers surrounding soft tangerine beards beneath peach styles. Show stalks have 3 branches and 8-10 buds.
Sdlg. X129C: Lightly Buttered X V182A: (R107J, Simply Coral sib x Enough is Enough)
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Merry Mulberry
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MERRY MULBERRY (P. Black ‘19)
BB Midseason-Late 26” (66cm)
Many lovely BBs are coming from tetraploid MTB, SDB and IB breeding and this is one with exceptional quality. Ruffled, classically formed blooms are rose mulberry bitone with buff area around tangerine beards. Strong show stalks have 3 branches plus 2 spurs with 12-14 buds. A must have for showing or in the garden.
Sdlg. X143L: U62E, involved X V182A: (R170J, Simply Coral sib x Enough is Enough)
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