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■(SDB) 'Bombay Sapphire'

2007, Black

'Bombay Sapphire' (Paul Black, R. 2007). Seedling L214A. SDB, 13" (33 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pale sky blue; style arms same, darker rib; falls pale sky blue, large diffuse turquoise spot, short white rays around beard, white dart at end of beard; beards cream in throat, cream to sky blue in middle, medium sky blue at end; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Near Myth' X seedling I185A: ('Toy Boat' x 'Tu Tu Turquoise'). Mid-America 2007. Honorable Mention 2010; Award of Merit 2014.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2007: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE - SDB, 13" (33 cm), Early-Midseason. I have worked many generations since the debut of Tu Tu Turquoise to obtain that same turquoise color but with better shaped flowers and more vigorous growth. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE is very close to that goal. The road to that goal presented many challenges including seedlings with only one or two buds. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE has three. Tightly formed flowers are sky blue tinted turquoise. Falls have large turquoise spots that lighten toward edges. Beards are sky blue. Sdlg. L214A: Near Myth X (Toy Boat x Tu Tu Turquoise). Photo page 88. $18.00.
 
 

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BOMBAYSAPPHIRE01.jpegjpeg BOMBAYSAPPHIRE01.jpeg manage 74 K 22 Dec 2015 - 16:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
BombaySapphire30a.JPGJPG BombaySapphire30a.JPG manage 44 K 04 May 2011 - 03:37 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on April 30, 2011
BombaySapphire30kp1.JPGJPG BombaySapphire30kp1.JPG manage 39 K 28 Dec 2012 - 01:39 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on April 30, 2011
BombaySapphire9.jpgjpg BombaySapphire9.jpg manage 26 K 09 Dec 2013 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
BombaySapphireadkp1.JPGJPG BombaySapphireadkp1.JPG manage 46 K 27 Oct 2011 - 14:11 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on April 30, 2011
BombaySapphireside30kp1.JPGJPG BombaySapphireside30kp1.JPG manage 43 K 03 May 2011 - 01:45 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on April 30, 2011
Bombay_Sapphire.jpgjpg Bombay_Sapphire.jpg manage 53 K 01 Feb 2010 - 18:32 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Bombay_Sapphire1.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire1.JPG manage 181 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Bombay_Sapphire10.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire10.JPG manage 140 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Bombay_Sapphire11.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire11.JPG manage 142 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Bombay_Sapphire12.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire12.JPG manage 235 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Bombay_Sapphire13.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire13.JPG manage 155 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Bombay_Sapphire14.JPGJPG Bombay_Sapphire14.JPG manage 147 K 21 Feb 2022 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
bombaysapphire03.jpgjpg bombaysapphire03.jpg manage 55 K 08 Aug 2014 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers-Magic Valley Iris Society
bombaysapphire04.jpgjpg bombaysapphire04.jpg manage 49 K 21 Aug 2014 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
bombaysapphire05.JPGJPG bombaysapphire05.JPG manage 45 K 27 Aug 2014 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
bombaysapphire06.jpgjpg bombaysapphire06.jpg manage 43 K 27 Aug 2014 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
bombaysapphire07.JPGJPG bombaysapphire07.JPG manage 60 K 27 Nov 2014 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at Paris,Ontario
bombaysapphire08.JPGJPG bombaysapphire08.JPG manage 48 K 27 Nov 2014 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at Paris,Ontario
bombaysapphire09.jpgjpg bombaysapphire09.jpg manage 34 K 30 Sep 2015 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
bombaysapphire5.JPGJPG bombaysapphire5.JPG manage 112 K 16 Oct 2023 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
bombaysapphire50.JPGJPG bombaysapphire50.JPG manage 70 K 08 Nov 2023 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
bombaysapphire51.JPGJPG bombaysapphire51.JPG manage 68 K 08 Nov 2023 - 20:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
bombaysapphire7.jpgjpg bombaysapphire7.jpg manage 116 K 02 May 2020 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
bombaysapphire70.JPGJPG bombaysapphire70.JPG manage 154 K 03 May 2023 - 13:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelona-British Columbia-Canada
bombaysapphire8.jpgjpg bombaysapphire8.jpg manage 33 K 09 Oct 2013 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
bombaysapphiredelane1.jpgjpg bombaysapphiredelane1.jpg manage 111 K 23 Jan 2022 - 14:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
bombaysapphiredelane10.JPGJPG bombaysapphiredelane10.JPG manage 146 K 24 May 2023 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r39 - 08 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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