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(AB) 'Caribbean Sky'

1953, Tompkins

'Caribbean Sky' ( Chet Tompkins, R. 1953). Eupogocyclus hybrid, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M, Medium-blue self, blue beard. 'Congrès' x ( 'Annabel' x 'Narain'). Fleur de Lis 1953.

Also listed in TB web: 'Caribbean Sky'.

NOTE: This iris has not been accepted as an arilbred by the Aril Society International because it does not exhibit the aril characteristics necessary for ASI acceptance.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens 1956. CARIBBEAN SKY (Tompkins 1953) Congres x (Annabel x Narain). One of the most brilliant of all blue iris, this has large well formed flowers with heavy substance and glistening finish. A blue beard further accents its coloring. $l.00.

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Topic revision: r2 - 17 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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