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■(JI) 'Geisha Dance'

1956, Marx

'Geisha Dance' (Walter Marx, R. 1956) JI (Single), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. White ground, marbled red-violet (wild aster, M & P), and light blue (gentian); white center, narrow white border. Selection from Rigoletto series. Marx 1956.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1958: GEISHA DANCE (Marx 1956) Each $7.SO. Red, white and blue, a color combination rarely seen in the floral world. The upright standards are violet red, the falls bright medium blue, contrasted by pure white borders. A single of matchless form, unlike any other iris, and a splendid grower that will bloom profusely on well branched stems over a long season. 3 to 3½ feet.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GeishaDance01.JPGJPG GeishaDance01.JPG manage 79 K 27 Apr 2015 - 13:04 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
GeishaDance02.JPGJPG GeishaDance02.JPG manage 133 K 28 May 2020 - 15:11 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
IMG_0291-X2_geisha_dance.jpgjpg IMG_0291-X2_geisha_dance.jpg manage 173 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:42 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
geisha01.JPGJPG geisha01.JPG manage 232 K 17 Feb 2016 - 04:16 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
geishadance01.JPGJPG geishadance01.JPG manage 746 K 12 Dec 2017 - 14:51 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 28 May 2020, Harloiris
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