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■(TB) 'Colorado Bonanza'

1996, Magee

'Bonanza' (Tom Magee, R. 1993). Seedling# 8445. TB, 43" (109 cm), Early bloom. Ruffled silver infused gold; style arms silver, veined gold; beards silver, gold at end and in throat; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# 8017: (seedling# 7734: ('Colorado Sunshine' x 'White Lightning') x 'Wedding Cake' sibling) X 'New Tomorrow'. Long 1996. Honorable Mention 2000.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing COLORADO BONANZA (Tom Magee) TB 43" E. After Pikes Peak Bust, starting in 1859, rich finds of silver and gold in Gregory Gulch to Central City, then Idaho Springs, Silver Plume, Keystone, Breckenridge, Aspen, Fairplay, Cripple Creek, Crested Butte, Silverton, Telluride … into the Denver Mint and onto the capitol dome! Large, ruffled, blocky silver iris, gold beards & hafts, and gold infusing the standards and falls. EC 1991 & 1993, HC 1993 (7734: (Colorado Sunshine X White Lightning) X Wedding Cake sib) X New Tomorrow. See color add on page 59. $30.00. Long's Gardens.

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Colorado-BonanzaCT.jpgjpg Colorado-BonanzaCT.jpg manage 46 K 27 Oct 2011 - 23:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Colorado-BonanzaN.jpgjpg Colorado-BonanzaN.jpg manage 27 K 21 Oct 2011 - 19:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ColoradoBonanza.jpgjpg ColoradoBonanza.jpg manage 72 K 09 Jan 2011 - 23:26 Main.avmoran  
ColoradoBonanza03.jpgjpg ColoradoBonanza03.jpg manage 86 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ColoradoBonanza4.jpgjpg ColoradoBonanza4.jpg manage 86 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ColoradoBonanza5edt.JPGJPG ColoradoBonanza5edt.JPG manage 70 K 10 Nov 2018 - 15:33 Main.Harloiris Photo by Blue J Iris
ColoradoBonanzaAA.jpgjpg ColoradoBonanzaAA.jpg manage 36 K 14 Feb 2011 - 23:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
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