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TB 35″ M

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1961: “A Molasses and honey blended plicata of great size and excellent branching, embracing the quality of Taholah, one of its parents, in a taller and flashing combination of colors. The illustration on page 47 shows what to expect… a giant Firecracker, deeper, richer and with twice the stem of this fine old favorite.”

Seedling of Taholah, HM 1960.

From Fleur de Lis Catalog 1965 ” ( Probably from Taholah). Described by the introducer as a brighter Firecracker. However, as we saw it, the colors were cream white with yellow tan markings and it seems to be pictures that way HM1960 2.50.”

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My Honeycomb

Gibson, R. 1958 / I. 1959

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1950-1959
Fall Color: White/Cream Ground Yellow Stitch
Standard Color: White/Cream Ground Yellow Stitch
Pattern: Plicata
Beard Color: Gold/Tan
Hybridizer: Gibson J
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