So Much More
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SO MUCH MORE (Black 21) TB Midseason-Very Late 32” (81cm) Oh my, there is ‘So Much More’ lace but look between the styles and there are what appear to be little floating islands of partial styles. It is very unique and rarely occurs. It is a stable and consistent trait. Mid pink standards are banded butter cream. Mid peach styles have lacy butter cream crests. White falls have peach hafts and butter cream laced edges. Stalks have 3 branches with 6-7 buds. Sdlg. X69A: S122MM: (O101XX: (L2A, Beauty Becomes Her pollen parent x M56A, Advanced Degree pollen parent) x N131A: (J159B: (Prince of Pirates x Romantic Evening) x Dressed to Kill)) X T80B: (P56B, Bubblicious x Q6A: (Dearie x Drifting Bubbles))
Zip Zing Zowie
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ZIP ZING ZOWIE (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 35” (89cm) Your head spins round with the whirlwind of colors of this broken color type. White standards are randomly splashed light lilac and tan. Fall centers are white blended outward to mid yellow and narrowly edged white and then randomly streaked, splashed, veined and mottled varying shades of vibrant red plum. You won’t miss seeing these wildly colorful flowers. Three well-spaced branches produce 7-8 buds. Sdlg. Y115A: I Broke It X V24C: (Variegated Wonder x Die Laughing).
Tracks Of My Tears
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TRACKS OF MY TEARS (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 34” (86cm) These tears add up to a stunning plicata. Classically formed ruffled blooms have palest pink standards heavily plic washed, sanded, and veined dark lilac. Wide pink buff fall centers are dotted mid lilac becoming darker and more heavily applied toward edges. White hafts are lined and sanded dark lilac on each side of burnt orange beards. Vigorous growth produces stalks with 3 branches plus spur and 9-10 buds. A pronounced sweet fragrance is a plus. Sdlg. Y143B: V127D, Oh Dear sib X U46A: (R9B: (County Of Kent x O165A: (Out Of The Dark x M83C: (First Page x Keppel 98-192J, Musician sib))) x S114B, Dare Me sib).
Start The Show
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START THE SHOW (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 33” (84cm) It’s a bonanza for those liking variegated flowers and foliage. Ruffled and lightly laced flowers have standards with large random segments of mid lilac to violet to gray white. White hafts have dark plum veins and sanding and turning plum toward edges. The lower 2/3rds is gray white randomly streaked and washed varying shades of lilac to purple. Variegated foliage and stalks are blue green and cream. Stalks have 3 branches with 7-9 buds. Sdlg. X39C, Pie in the Sky sib
Stardust Evening
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STARDUST EVENING (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 31” (79cm) Even before opening, its opalescent silver gray buds are intriguing. As the buds open there is a transformation to dark purple flowers. Dark indigo purple standards are narrowly banded dark red purple as are styles. Wide, ruffled and laced falls are dark indigo purple becoming lighter toward edges and rimmed dark purple. Mixed old gold to brown beards are sandwiched between white hafts heavily veined/sanded black purple. Stalks have 3-4 branches and 7-8 buds. It is an interesting parent. Sdlg. Y170B: V159P, Pleasure’s All Mine sib X Creature of the Night sib
Splash Out
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SPLASH OUT (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 31” (79cm) You’ll be ready to ‘Splash Out’ for this bold beauty. Mid-light smoky mulberry standards are widely banded light tan and rimmed gilt gold. Near black lines of expansive falls are overlaid velvety darkest burgundy and decorated with ruffled rose bands. Startling large tangerine beards are flanked with butter hafts veined dark garnet. Well-branched stalks have 4 branches and 8-9 buds. May rebloom in warmer climates. Sdlg. Y32CR, Autumn Jewel sib
Plic Symphony
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PLIC SYMPHONY (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 32” (81cm) Listen to the changes in rhythm, voice, timbre and harmony of a great symphony and then add a little plic magic to it. The range of colors and markings of ‘Plic Symphony’ is quite appealing. Centers of white standards have random mid violet dotting and midribs transitioning to wide mid plum plic bands. Centers of dark yellow falls are dotted dark red-brown becoming heavier toward dark wine plic bands. Marigold beards are surrounded by a white patch lined and sanded dark brown. Showy clumps of stalks with 3 branches and 8-10 buds. Sdlg. X72H: S127MM, Are You Free sib X S127NN, Are You Free sib
Laser Light Show
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LASER LIGHT SHOW (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 34” (86cm) Streaks of color and pattern appear before your eyes. Its uniqueness brings to mind its sibling ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’. The outer two-thirds of palest lavender standards are washed and sanded tan and heavily veined dark plum. What an evolution standards have undergone! The center half of falls is white closely and heavily veined purple-black irregularly terminating into the black lower half that has a white dotted rim. Three show branched stalks have 8-10 buds. Sdlg. U53F, Rise Like a Phoenix sib
Hey Look Me Over
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HEY LOOK ME OVER (Black 21) Early-Midseason 31” (79cm) How about two thumbs up for visual impact in the landscape! Standards and styles are bright mid gold. A wide lighter tan gold blended band surrounds ruffled mid-dark mahogany falls. White hafts are veined dark mahogany. Beards are marigold. Stalks have 3 branches and 7-9 buds. Interesting plicata heritage. Strong growth. Sdlg. Y36B: Spice Trader X Around the Sun
Cross Your Heart
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CROSS YOUR HEART (Black 21) Late-Very Late 30” (76cm) Large blocky blooms have broad undulating ruffles and yet still maintain a tightly structured form. The light salmon flowers have falls that blend darker toward their edges and are lined overall darker salmon. Large beards are a mélange of gray-white, brown, and tangerine. Husky growth produces stalks with 2 branches plus 2 spurs producing 8 buds. Sdlg. Y82C: V22B: (Toast of the Town x mixed cross) X V110A: (Fred and Ginger x S26NN: (New Face x O23C: (Drinks at Sunset x Weekend Update)))
Cockeyed Optimist
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COCKEYED OPTIMIST (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 30” (81cm) One does have to be a “Cockeyed Optimist” to believe a variegated foliage and variegated flower in the same plant can be created. Optimism wins out. Here it is. Standards have larger random segments of dusky lilac and straw. White falls are banded varying from mid gold to dull peach to red plum and centers are randomly splashed and streaked lilac to red plum. Foliage and stalks are green streaked ivory white. It isn’t perfect but it is a great starting point. Sdlg. V24A: Variegated Wonder X Die Laughing
Becoming
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BECOMING (Black 21) Late-Very late 30” (76cm) ‘Becoming’ is a love it or hate it iris. It is always ‘Becoming’ a different version of itself. The transformation from beginning to end is dramatic. Love it or hate it, you will always be able to identify it immediately. It begins life as a rich dark purple blend. Within a few hours fall centers begin transform to golden tan and finally to tan. Standards undergo a similar but less dramatic change. Standards interior remains a vivid mid purple. Beards are a strange gray, tan, and purple mix. Stalks with 4 branches and spur and 12-14 buds ensure there’ll be plenty of flowers to help you make up your mind whether it is love or hate. Sdlg. Y54C, Drag Race sib
Reticulated Ruby
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RETICULATED RUBY (Black 21) Midseason-Late 33” (84cm) ‘Reticulated Ruby’ probably won’t win any beauty contest. It is being introduced mostly for the unique reticulated fall pattern. This is the first time I’ve seen it, although there may be others. Veins normally descend the falls in an open linear fashion. Reticulated Ruby’s veins all interconnected so as to create islands of darker color. The patterning isn’t obvious until the veins lighten as the flower ages. Standards are mid mauve and falls mid garnet with lighter reticulated veining overall. Well-branched stalks have 7-8 buds. Sdlg. Y90A: V51A: (Q4C, Laughing Clown sib x T76B: (P54B, Living Your Dreams sib x P83B: (L95C,New Face sib x Crash Course))) X Me and My Shadow
Pie In The Sky
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PIE IN THE SKY (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 28” (71cm) This comes from a remake of the cross that produced ‘Cockeyed Optimist’. It also has variegated flowers and foliage, but flower variegation is more subtle. White flowers have random patches of light yellow randomly flecked ruby. Excellent blue green and cream variegated foliage and stalks. There are three branches and 7 buds. Sdlg. X39A: Variegated Wonder X Die Laughing.
Happy Daydream
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HAPPY DAYDREAM (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 33” (84cm) Imagine laying in a lush green meadow with the warmth of the sun lulling you into a ‘Happy Daydream’. These tightly formed mid yellow blooms have just enough ruffling to give them a bouncy lift. Darker gold texture veins descend the falls. Strong show stalks have 3 branches and spur providing 9-10 buds. Its strong spicy fragrance is a plus. Sdlg. X10B: Beauty Becomes Her X Haunted Heart.
Fresh Morning Shower
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FRESH MORNING SHOWER (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 35” (89cm) Let your nose delight in the freshness of a morning shower. Full formed and ruffled white blooms have standards widely banded with clean mid blue wash and darker stitching that is echoed in the mid blue styles. Falls have narrow light lilac rouged bands plic stitched darker. It declares the arrival of spring. Sturdy stalks have 4 branches plus a rebranch and spur creating 10-14 buds. There is a prominent spicy fragrance. Sdlg. Y155A, Dot Dash Dot sib
Dot Dash Dot
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DOT DASH DOT (Black 21) TB Midseason-Late 34” (86cm) If you want a gorgeous and rugged plicata, this one is for you. Its parentage represents some of the finest plicata genes. “Ghost plic” standards are white with chalky purple wash, near black midribs, and finished with wide dark purple exuberantly ruffled plicata bands. Dark purple styles lurk inside. Wide white falls are delicately edged in mid purple stitched ruffles. Beards are dark indigo. Purple base foliage helps make it unique among a large field of existing purple and white plics. Strong show stalks have 3 branches and 2 spurs with 9-11 buds. Sdlg. Y155C: V144B, Cloud Gate sib X V6B: (Ink Patterns x S91A: Raindrops Keep Falling sib).
Bring On The Bright
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BRING ON THE BRIGHT (Black 21) TB Early-Midseason 33” (84cm) Get out your sunglasses, you’re going to need them. Mid peach to cantaloupe blended standards darken toward their edge. Mid gold falls are heavily washed vivid orange giving great depth of color. Glowing orange beards demand your attention. Three branches carry 7-8 buds. Sdlg. X20A: Brilliance X O38A: (Magical Glow x Impulsive)
Bespoke
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BESPOKE (Black 21) TB Midseason-Very Late 34” (86cm) The hazy anthocyanin (blue to purple pigments) over the lower falls of plicatas have been informally dubbed “ghost plics” because of their ethereal appearance. It is probably a variant of the Celestar pattern and can vary considerably in intensity and application. White standards are heavily plic sanded over centers becoming solid toward red plum bands lined darker plum and showcasing unique black plum styles. Wide white falls have 3/4 inch stitched and sanded lilac plic bands with ghostly light lilac rouging inside them and dark plum haft markings. Mid marigold beards are a delightful accent. Show stalks have 4 branches and spur and 10-12 buds. Later bloom helps ensure a quality performance in colder climates. Sdlg. Y14F: Inklination X Steal My Heart
All Grown Up
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ALL GROWN UP (Black 21) Late-Very Late 32” (81cm) Strong, well-branched stalks are able to showcase these giant-sized blooms without crowding. Lavishly ruffled standards have rosy mauve centers blended to wide light chalky gray lavender margins. Broad falls blend from pale violet blue to mid violet blue and gradually darkening to dark violet and banded dark plum. Two toned beards are gray tipped light coral and outward to mid violet. Stalks have 2 branches and 6-7 buds. Sdlg. V159Q, Pleasure’s All Mine sib X Escape from Boredom.