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■(LA) 'Captain Gates'

1998, Pryor

'Captain Gates' (Heather Pryor, R. 1998). Seedling 25/91-B. LA, 39" (100 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards violet (RHS 83A), white rim and reverse; style arms white, violet tips and midrib blush; Falls slightly deeper violet, white rim and reverse, yellow signal with raised golden yellow steeple; ruffled. 'Koorawatha' X 'Sea Lord'. Lone Star 1998.

Named for Dennis Gates, the wife of Catherine Long Gates of Long's Gardens in Boulder, CO to recognise his promotion to Captain of his commercial airline employer.

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Capt. Gates  406.JPGCaptainGates01.jpgCaptainGates01.JPGcaptaingates01.jpgCaptainGates02.jpgcaptaingates2.gifcaptaingatesIC.jpg


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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-28
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Capt. Gates  406.JPGJPG Capt. Gates 406.JPG manage 227 K 25 Jul 2018 - 03:59 HeatherPryor2018 Photo by Heather Pryor
CaptainGates01.JPGJPG CaptainGates01.JPG manage 91 K 23 Feb 2015 - 19:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Heather and Bernard Pryor-Australia
CaptainGates01.jpgjpg CaptainGates01.jpg manage 62 K 17 Aug 2014 - 03:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
CaptainGates02.jpgjpg CaptainGates02.jpg manage 85 K 23 Feb 2015 - 19:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Heather and Bernard Pryor-Australia
captaingates01.jpgjpg captaingates01.jpg manage 73 K 18 Jun 2015 - 21:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
captaingates2.gifgif captaingates2.gif manage 57 K 20 Mar 2013 - 03:35 TerryLaurin Wildwood Gardens
captaingatesIC.jpgjpg captaingatesIC.jpg manage 22 K 14 Dec 2011 - 20:11 BetsyHiggins Photo from Iris City Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 27 Mar 2020, Harloiris
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