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■(SPX) 'Gerald Darby'

1967, Darby

'Gerald Darby' (Gerald Darby, deceased, by Coe, R. 1968) LAEV apogon hybrid, up to 6' (183 cm), June. Change of classification, description and parentage. Blue violet with violet-colored leaf bases. Chromosome count 2n=88-89. Sets few good seeds. Appears to belong to I. robusta, E. Anderson, the cross of 'I. versicolor' with 'I. virginica'. Norton Hall 1967.

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-16
  • A very vigorous growing variety known for its intense PBF in spring. Loads of flowers on each stem as well. -- MikeUnser - 24 Apr 2010
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GeraldDarby5.jpgjpg GeraldDarby5.jpg manage 43 K 26 Jul 2013 - 20:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Chapman Iris
gerald-darby1-08.jpgjpg gerald-darby1-08.jpg manage 74 K 24 Apr 2010 - 22:35 Main.mikeu Gerald Darby by Mike Unser
geralddarby01.jpgjpg geralddarby01.jpg manage 40 K 09 Oct 2014 - 23:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Rowden Gardens-England
geralddarby03.jpgjpg geralddarby03.jpg manage 109 K 19 Dec 2016 - 12:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
geralddarby08.jpegjpeg geralddarby08.jpeg manage 76 K 19 Feb 2020 - 16:12 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
geralddarby09.jpegjpeg geralddarby09.jpeg manage 80 K 19 Feb 2020 - 16:10 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Carla Lankow slide collection
geralddarby1.jpgjpg geralddarby1.jpg manage 153 K 26 Jun 2016 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
geralddarby5.JPGJPG geralddarby5.JPG manage 144 K 14 Apr 2023 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1984 AIS Seattle Convention by Verna Laurin at the Davidson Garden
geralddarby6.jpgjpg geralddarby6.jpg manage 62 K 20 Nov 2013 - 23:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
geralddarby7.jpgjpg geralddarby7.jpg manage 50 K 22 Jan 2014 - 13:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
geralddarby9.jpgjpg geralddarby9.jpg manage 123 K 23 Nov 2021 - 16:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
gerarld-darby1-10.jpgjpg gerarld-darby1-10.jpg manage 41 K 24 Apr 2010 - 22:34 Main.mikeu Gerald Darby by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r26 - 14 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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