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â– (SDB) 'Orange Gumdrops'

1996, Niswonger

'Orange Gumdrops' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1995) Seedling# SDB 1-92. SDB, 10" (25 cm). Early bloom. Orange self; beards orange. 'Pink Caper' X Lankow seedling# 2A28-3: ('Spring Bonnet' x Wright seedling# L85: ('Blue Trinket' x 'Cotton Blossom')). Cape Iris 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing ORANGE GUMDROPS (Niswonger '96) Sdlg. SDB 1-92: Pink Caper X Lankow 2A-28-3: (Spring Bonnet x Maybelle Wright L-85: (Blue Trinket x Cotton Blossom». SDB, 10" (25cm), E. Here we have another example of intermediates being used to improve the pink in SDB's. In this case an IB is involved on the pod parent side with Blushes an IB parent of Pink Caper and Spring Bonnet an IB in the pollen parent. However, this variety is an orange self with orange beards. The stds. are slightly lighter than the falls. This one rebloomed for me the same year it was lined out but hasn't rebloomed since. Fertile both ways. $15.00. Cape Iris.

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orangegum02.JPGJPG orangegum02.JPG manage 80 K 04 Jul 2014 - 00:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
orangegum03.JPGJPG orangegum03.JPG manage 75 K 04 Jul 2014 - 00:02 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
orangegumdrops.JPGJPG orangegumdrops.JPG manage 44 K 16 Jul 2012 - 19:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
Topic revision: r10 - 30 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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