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TB 36″ M

From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1962: “A flamboyant combination of rich gold standards flushed cinnamon and porcelain white falls heavily bordered and etched brilliant red-mahogany-brown. The contrast is more pronounced and vivid than indicated in our picture above. All petals are fluted and rippled and the flaring falls are almost horizontal. Named for a colorful and exciting Samoan dance akin to the hula. The large, long lasting flowers are fragrant with the scent of spice.”

From Schreiner’s Iris Lover’s catalog for 1966: “Siva Siva is a fancy patterned plicata quite flamboyant in its combination of bold, cinnamon flushed standards and porcelain white falls, heavily bordered and edged a deep red-mahogany maroon. All petals are fluted and rippled and the flaring falls are almost horizontal. The flowers have the fragrance of spice.”

(My Honeycomb X sdlg 33-4),
HM 1963.

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Siva Siva

Gibson, R. 1961 / I. 1962

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1960-1969
Fall Color: White Ground Red/Pink Stitch
Standard Color: Gold/Tan
Pattern: Plicata
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Gibson J
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