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■(SDB) 'Tweety Bird'

1992, Black

'Tweety Bird' (Paul Black, R. 1991). Seedling# 89259A. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Early bloom. Standards pastel yellow; style arms yellow; falls yellow with olive cast, orange overlay on hafts; beards bright orange; slight fragrance. 'Wake Up' X seedling 86384A: (('Oriental Blush' x 'Gigglepot') x ('Gigglepot' x 'Chubby Cheeks' sibling)). Mid-America 1992. Honorable Mention 1994; Award of Merit 1996.

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Hybridizer's comment: 'Tweety Bird' is from a one seed cross. Fortunately that one seed germinated !
Pod parent, 'Wake Up' has the purple 'Velvet Pride' in its background. 'Velvet Pride' was an exceptionally nice SDB at that time. 'Wake Up' also has 'Soft Air' as part of the pod parent which ties it back to 'Chubby Cheeks'.
The pollen parent has tangerine bearded plicatas to reinforce the orange beards and also 'Chubby Cheeks' sib, again to tie it back to 'Chubby Cheeks' and reinforce the genes for form and plicata.
The cross was made as the beginning of a project to put orange beards on purple irises. 'Tweety Bird' was initially a better parent for orange bearded yellows, salmons, and apricots than for orange bearded purples. Only later did the orange bearded purples evolve.
Kitty Dyer is Perry Dyer's mother. Many of you know Perry. When 'Tweety Bird' bloomed, I was so excited I called her and Perry and told them they had to see it. In her haste to get there, Kitty received a speeding ticket. She did get a Tweety for free to help ease the pain of the ticket.

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-- Main.RPries - 2009-12-02
  • THIS is a very important SBD : 53 registrations mention it's name and it is in the pedigree of many SDBs that are born nowdays. And you know why? It is the best 'Shape Improver' you can think of!

-- LoicT - 03 Dec 2009
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TeetyBird03.jpegjpeg TeetyBird03.jpeg manage 176 K 23 Apr 2021 - 14:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
TeetyBird031.jpegjpeg TeetyBird031.jpeg manage 161 K 23 Apr 2021 - 14:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
TeetyBird032.jpegjpeg TeetyBird032.jpeg manage 181 K 23 Apr 2021 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
TweetyBird02.jpgjpg TweetyBird02.jpg manage 71 K 30 May 2014 - 20:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
TweetyBird06.JPGJPG TweetyBird06.JPG manage 104 K 22 Dec 2016 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
TweetyBrd.jpgjpg TweetyBrd.jpg manage 26 K 13 Feb 2010 - 21:58 Main.shanatse 'Tweety Bird'
Tweety_Bird_1992_Black_SDB.JPGJPG Tweety_Bird_1992_Black_SDB.JPG manage 57 K 03 Dec 2009 - 08:32 Main.tasquierloic Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
sdb_tweety_bird.JPGJPG sdb_tweety_bird.JPG manage 52 K 27 Oct 2010 - 17:01 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
sdb_tweety_bird1.JPGJPG sdb_tweety_bird1.JPG manage 162 K 14 Jun 2022 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
tweetybird01.jpgjpg tweetybird01.jpg manage 53 K 22 Aug 2014 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
tweetybird02.jpgjpg tweetybird02.jpg manage 87 K 22 Nov 2015 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
tweetybird03.JPGJPG tweetybird03.JPG manage 307 K 02 May 2017 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
tweetybird04.JPGJPG tweetybird04.JPG manage 154 K 29 Jun 2017 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
tweetybird05.jpgjpg tweetybird05.jpg manage 27 K 07 Jul 2013 - 23:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
tweetybird1.jpgjpg tweetybird1.jpg manage 143 K 03 Jun 2016 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario,Canada
tweetybird10.JPGJPG tweetybird10.JPG manage 59 K 02 Feb 2012 - 07:21 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
tweetybird2.JPGJPG tweetybird2.JPG manage 353 K 01 Feb 2017 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
tweetybird3.JPGJPG tweetybird3.JPG manage 458 K 01 Feb 2017 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
tweetybird4.JPGJPG tweetybird4.JPG manage 312 K 01 Feb 2017 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
tweetybird40.JPGJPG tweetybird40.JPG manage 182 K 08 Mar 2022 - 13:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
tweetybird41.JPGJPG tweetybird41.JPG manage 173 K 08 Mar 2022 - 13:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
tweetybird5.JPGJPG tweetybird5.JPG manage 172 K 29 Jun 2017 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
tweetybird6.JPGJPG tweetybird6.JPG manage 138 K 29 Jun 2017 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
tweetybird9.JPGJPG tweetybird9.JPG manage 174 K 10 May 2022 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
tweetybird90.JPGJPG tweetybird90.JPG manage 160 K 10 May 2022 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r36 - 30 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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