I Write The Songs
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I WRITE THE SONGS (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Late 36” (91cm) Slight sweet fragrance. Lavender pink standards are flushed flesh pink in the center. Falls are a lighter lavender pink with a faint pink band. Big bushy blue beards with frosted white hair tips. Very nice classical form with good ruffles. Nicely branched stems with good bud count. One of the deepest blue beards we have achieved thus far on a pink iris. Now if we can just hold that beard color and turn the petals a flamingo pink!! There is always something to shoot for!! Sdlg TK155A: Simply Fabulous X unknown, illegible tag.
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Just Curious
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JUST CURIOUS (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Early 35” (89cm) Sweet fragrance. Medium orange standards with darker centers and style arms. Falls are a light butter yellow with an old rose band and lighter white area below the brilliant orange beard. Super grower with well branched and budded show stems. I have used Just Curious heavily in hybridizing, it is a fantastic parent for all sorts of different rimmed patterns. It also transmits its vigorous plant habit and great stems quite easily to its children. There will be many introductions from it in the next few years. Beautiful!! Sdlg TK32ZZ: (((Pursuit Of Happiness x Stage Presence) x Rio) x (Gypsy Lord x Watercolor Print pod parent)) X Oil Painting
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Just Wanting Attention
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JUST WANTING ATTENTION (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 36” (91cm) Sweet fragrance. Icy white standards are heavily infused deep yellow in the center. Falls have a large deep yellow flash around and below the beard. Below the yellow flash is a blue wash that becomes red violet before forming a lavender blue band. A very beautiful and colorful combination. An easy and free flowering variety with good strong show stems carrying 9 buds. Nicely ruffled and very widely formed flowers. Large brilliant orange beards add to the display. Sdlg TK199D: sib to Festival Of Light and Pull Me Close.
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Lessons In Love
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LESSONS IN LOVE (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 36” (91cm) Slight fragrance. Pink standards with lighter edges. Smooth mid lavender falls with a very slight pink touch at the hafts. Beards are a gorgeous combination with orange in the heart then frosty blue and finally lavender at the tip. A good grower on a beautiful bicolor combination of lavender and pink. Sdlg TK55I: Secret Affair X sib to Pharaoh’s Poet.
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Line Item
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LINE ITEM (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 38” (97cm) Sweet fragrance. Pristine white standards. Falls are white with strong dark violet lines that radiate from the heart of the flower to the white banded fall edge. Beards are brilliant red orange. Tall, well formed and ruffled with wide show branching. Won’t be overlooked. Sdlg TJ224C: sib to previous years introduction, Gussied Up and Thundering Applause.
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Living it Up
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LIVING IT UP (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 37” (94cm) Very light fragrance. Deep golden yellow standards with light butter edges. Falls are a very complex mix of colors. Gold hafts on either side of the beard and then maroon and finally lavender before forming a gold band. Below the beard is a blended mix of medium and dark lavender. Very colorful in the garden and a very floriferous iris. Great stems and ample buds. Flowers are semi-flared. Very showy. Sdlg TK158ZZ: sib to That’s Entertainment X Keppel 07-60A: (Red Skies x Gypsy Lord)
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Lovers Kiss
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LOVER’S KISS (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason-Late 35” (89cm) Light fragrance. Standards are pink with a light flesh to yellow blended edge. Falls are a smooth lavender blue with a lighter area below near-red beards. Gorgeous ruffled form with strong stems and plenty of buds. Really elegant and beautiful. Sdlg TK44ZZ: Arrivederci X ((Stilettos sib x Super Model) x Secret Affair)
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Mood For Love
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MOOD FOR LOVE (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Early-Midseason 40” (102cm) Sweet fragrance. Standards have pink centers with light creamy yellow edges. Falls are cream with deep pink hafts and variable fall wash and then banded in honey pink. Very ruffled flowers are carried on tall strong stems. An early variety that continues blooming well into the midseason. Beautiful. Sdlg TL252A: Bring Me Diamonds X One Man’s Art pod parent.
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One Step Closer
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ONE STEP CLOSER (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 36” (91cm) Slight sweet fragrance. Light pink standards. Falls are pink with a lavender wash deeper in color below the violet tipped beard. Nice looping ruffles, strong stems with good bud count. Another step forward in the lavender and blue bearded project. Sdlg TJ106E: Other Side of Heaven X Treasure Bay.
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Own The Night
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OWN THE NIGHT (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 35” (89cm) Sweet fragrance. A dark purple self, or bicolor with ruffles or lace, and a yellow beard has been a project of mine. Own The Night is headed in that direction. Medium purple standards sit atop plush deep purple falls with a light narrow edge. Mustard tipped beards set it off. Very nicely ruffled and formed with strong stems and ten buds. Marked as an introduction since maiden bloom. Flashy!! Sdlg TJ212A: (Seasons In The Sun x Born This Way) X sib to Elite
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Peruvian Dancer
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PERUVIAN DANCER (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason-Late 40” (102cm) Sweet fragrance. Light honey yellow standards with a violet flush up the midrib. Falls are a rich purple with a lighter band. Strongly ruffled flowers are carried on tall multi-budded stems. A very easy and showy grower. Sdlg TH116ZZ: Barbara Rider X Born This Way.
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Private Lesson
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PRIVATE LESSON (Thomas Johnson’22) TB Late 38” (97cm) Sweet fragrance. Sky blue standards over deep marine blue falls. Beards are tangerine in the throat and frosted blue at the end. Private Lesson is a late variety with exemplary traits. Classic globular form with nice looping ruffles, tall strong stems with good branching and high bud count. Very stately in the garden and one that will not go unnoticed. Sdlg TJ115ZZ: Good Morning Sunshine sib X All Ashore.
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Pull Me Close
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PULL ME CLOSE (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 36” (91cm) Sweet fragrance. Standards are a rich shade of salmon pink extending out to become veining as it moves towards the icy blue border. Style arms peek through with the same rich salmon coloration. Falls are white with light salmon hafts and a blue blended band becoming deeper toward the edge. The form is wide and overlapping at the hafts with good ruffles. Easy growth and strong stems make this a real garden standout. A favorite of mine and of visitors to the garden. A very pretty combination. Sdlg TK199C: sister to Just Wanting Attention and Festival of Lights.
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Pure Intentions
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PURE INTENTIONS (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason 36” (91cm) Slight fragrance. White standards have a narrow gold halo that is matched on the style crests. Falls are white with a violet plicata stitched edge. Beards mustard- yellow, more tangerine in the throat. An excellent grower with strong show stems carrying 10 buds. Nice ruffled, wide and overlapping form adds to the show. Gives a very clean and sharp look to the garden. Sdlg TK185A: TH19C:(Reckless Abandon x Stole The Show) X Beautician.
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Quarterback
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QUARTERBACK (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Late 35” (89cm) Slight sweet fragrance. Palest yellow standards. Falls are deep burgundy with light yellow band. Very ruffled and showy. A good grower and dynamite color impact for the late season. Sdlg TJ250ZZ: Dressed To The Nines X Sizzlin’ Hot.
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Runaround
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RUNAROUND (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Early-Midseason-Late 37” (94cm) No fragrance. Peach and cream blended standards. White falls with a wide red violet plicata band and thin belly stripe that extends from below the beard to distal end. Nice classic rounded form shows off the deeply contrasting dark mustard yellow style arms, creating quite a dramatic look. Strong growth and show stems with loads of buds allows for a very long season of bloom. A very good and showy garden iris. Sdlg TJ154ZZ: sib to Marry the Night X (Petticoat Shuffle x ((( Silk Brocade x Epicenter) x Keppel 98-204A: sib to Tunnel Vision pod parent) x (High Master x (Silk Brocade x Epicenter))))
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Say It Right
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SAY IT RIGHT (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason-Late 38” (97cm) Slight sweet fragrance. Clean brilliant mustard gold standards. Falls are cream with a light yellow touched wash. The falls are banded Deep oxblood red that is deeper and solid at the hafts and a showy oxblood center belly stripe that extends from the sienna beard to distal end. Excellent stems that are strong and with 9 buds will win on the show bench. Intensely dramatic in person. A wow iris for sure. Sdlg TJ150ZZ: ((sib to Hysteria x Danger Money) x Cheap Frills) X High Desert
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Sending Love
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SENDING LOVE (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Early-Midseason 36” (91cm) Slight sweet fragrance. Cream standards with solid peach pink centers that radiate into peach veining towards the edges. Falls are flamingo pink with light yellow blending and tangerine beards. Very vigorous growth and an abundance of well budded stalks make for a long flowering period. Colorful and bright!! Sdlg TI222A: sib to Walk Right Back.
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Shadowboxer
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SHADOWBOXER (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Midseason-Late 36” (91cm) Sweet fragrance. Plum purple standards blushed lighter in the center. Falls are medium lavender with very deep plum hafts and narrow medium plum band. Nicely formed and ruffled flowers are carried on show stems with 9 buds. Very distinctive and pretty. Sdlg TK124B: Dream About You X Elite.
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Shocking Secret
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SHOCKING SECRET (Thomas Johnson ’22) TB Late 37” (94cm) Sweet fragrance. Shocking Secret was selected for introduction when I first laid eyes on it. It was in flower in the middle of a 20 row seedling patch. The patch was in full flower and still Shocking Secret stood out among the sea of color, staring at me with its deep signal as if to say “pick me”. Medium orchid to lavender self with pink tones infused in the standards. Falls are the same, only with a large dark black cherry signal that surrounds the orange beards. Nicely branched and budded with good form. Yet another introduction from When Doves Cry, proving to be an excellent parent. To say it is dramatic is an understatement. Sdlg TJ246ZZ: Medal Of Honor X When Doves Cry.
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