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■(TB) 'Calico Ruffles'

1992, Moores

'Calico Ruffles' (Walter Moores, R. 1991). Sdlg. 85-30. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to Midseason bloom. Standards violet purple, base lighter; Falls violet purple, lavender plicata hafts and veining extending to edge; beards yellow white, tipped purple; heavily ruffled; sweet fragrance. Seedling 82-12: ('Barletta' x 'Scrimshaw') X 'Pandora's Purple'. Moores 1992.

Note: Seedling Moores 82-12 is listed in the Iris Encyclopedia as 'Pittypat's Calico' although not found in the online Iris Register. (Checked 11/12/2020)

See below:
TB Calico Ruffles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.Side View of TB Calico Ruffles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.A single bud of TB Calico Ruffles; note the purple spathe. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Irisgal

References:

From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing CALICO RUFFLES-TB, 34", EM. Stone washed violet purple standards lightening at base. Lavender plicata hafts blending to stonewashed falls of violet purple with yellow white beards, tipped purple. Stalks are well branched with multi-budded, ruffled flowers for a long season of bloom. Moderate sweet fragrance. (Barletta x Scrimshaw) X Pandora's Purple. Exciting variant for this color pattern! $25.00. Walter Moores.
 

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-29
  • TB 'Calico Ruffles' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 29 - June 9, in 2017. Even though I didn't notice any Purple Based Foliage at the base of the leaves, there was purple coloring on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 13 Aug 2017
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20170601_124959TB Calico Ruffles  (3).jpgjpg 20170601_124959TB Calico Ruffles (3).jpg manage 825 K 13 Aug 2017 - 12:41 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Calico Ruffles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.
20170601_125025TB Calico Ruffles  (3).jpgjpg 20170601_125025TB Calico Ruffles (3).jpg manage 834 K 13 Aug 2017 - 12:42 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side View of TB Calico Ruffles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.
20170601_125211TB Calico Ruffles  (3).jpgjpg 20170601_125211TB Calico Ruffles (3).jpg manage 202 K 13 Aug 2017 - 12:33 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of TB Calico Ruffles; note the purple spathe. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/01/2017.
CalicoRuffles01.JPGJPG CalicoRuffles01.JPG manage 58 K 10 Dec 2014 - 20:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CalicoRuffles02.JPGJPG CalicoRuffles02.JPG manage 90 K 13 Aug 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CalicoRuffles12BHI.JPGJPG CalicoRuffles12BHI.JPG manage 99 K 15 Apr 2012 - 14:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CalicoRufflesIG.jpgjpg CalicoRufflesIG.jpg manage 24 K 29 Nov 2011 - 20:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Irisgal
calicoruffles01.jpgjpg calicoruffles01.jpg manage 221 K 20 Jun 2017 - 16:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
Topic revision: r15 - 13 Aug 2021, TerryLaurin
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