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From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1983: “Named for the eyecatching ¼ inch white band that circles its violet-grape falls like a ringo-jingle. Here we have fresh contrasting bicolor tones of purple against white standards. Gaiety continues with the tangerine-red beard and nice light ruffling throughout. An excellent addition. Swell stems, 6 to 7 buds. Handsome is as handsome does. Sure to enrapture you too.”

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1983: “Standards bright white, falls grape with a quarter-inch white rim. Beards are tangerine. Flower lightly ruffled.”

From sdlgs. inv. Behold, Fanfare Orchid and Royal Host, HM 1981, AM 1983.

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Shoop, R&I 1979

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1970-1979
Fall Color: Magenta/Plum
Standard Color: White
Pattern: Amoena
Beard Color: Tangerine/Pink
Hybridizer: Shoop
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