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■(MDB) 'Velvet Toy'

1972, Dunbar

'Velvet Toy' (Bonnie Dunbar by David Sindt, R. 1971). Seedling #69-2. MDB, 7" (18 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards deep violet; falls deep violet with white ray pattern; white beard. Welch seedling #H-503: ('Sulina' x Cook seedling #1546) X I. aphylla dark violet. Riverdale Iris 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing VELVET Toy (Bonnie Dunbar). MDB. 7". EC 1971. $5.00. Sdlg. 69-2 ((Welch H503: (Sulina x Cook 1546) X 1. aphylla Dark Violet)). Rebloomers in Minneapolis are rare, but this little guy has consistently rebloomed for several years. Deep violet self, sporting a white ray pattern in the falls and a white beard. Branched, but the flowers are not crowded or down in the leaves. Best seedling at the Twin City Early Iris Show. Riverdale Iris Gardens.
 
 

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MDB-Velvet-ToyA.jpgjpg MDB-Velvet-ToyA.jpg manage 47 K 13 Oct 2010 - 18:20 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
MDBVelvetToy.JPGJPG MDBVelvetToy.JPG manage 69 K 10 Jan 2010 - 23:28 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
velvettoy05.jpgjpg velvettoy05.jpg manage 39 K 07 Jul 2013 - 23:24 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
velvettoy09.jpgjpg velvettoy09.jpg manage 201 K 18 May 2021 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
velvettoy5.jpgjpg velvettoy5.jpg manage 63 K 10 Jan 2010 - 16:58 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
velvettoy8.JPGJPG velvettoy8.JPG manage 54 K 03 Feb 2012 - 22:36 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
velvettoy9.JPGJPG velvettoy9.JPG manage 130 K 20 Jun 2023 - 20:33 UnknownUser Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada-taken May 1978
Topic revision: r17 - 22 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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