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■(SDB) 'Wink'

1975, Gatty

'Wink' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1973) Seedling #C68-B. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Early bloom. Standards white; falls same with semi-circular spot of blue (near M&P 43-D-11); white beard tipped yellow in throat. Seedling #A-1-A: (((('Azure Skies' x self) x Cook seedling #1546) x 'Blue Denim') x ('Dainty Delight' x 'Blue Denim')) X sibling. Keppel 1975. Exhibition Certificate 1973; High Commendation 1973; Honorable Mention 1976; Award of Merit 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing WINK (Gatty) E, 12". A-I-A X sib A-I-C. Closely related to Starry Eyed, but of an entirely different form and aspect. Pure white standards and falls. There is a conspicuous semi-circular spot of steeplechase blue in the falls, the spot separating at the tip of the white beard. Conic to upright standards, flared wide and ruffled falls. The narrow foliage, flower color and pattern make it look like a bearded version of a California native iris! Two ECs '73. HC '73. (#C68B.) $7.50. Keith Keppel.

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wink1.JPGJPG wink1.JPG manage 960 K 02 May 2017 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
wink2.JPGJPG wink2.JPG manage 991 K 02 May 2017 - 15:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 30 Jul 2023, dougchyz
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