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■(TB) 'Eloquent'

1970, Ghio

'Eloquent' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1968) Seedling 64-25X. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early midseason bloom. Blue-white self; blue beard. 'High Above' X ((('Frosted Starlight' x ('Spanish Peaks' x 'Black Satin')) x 'Nina's Delight' sibling))). Bay View Gardens 1970. Honorable Mention 1974.

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1970 Bay View ListingPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing Eloquent. From a long line of seedlings stemming from black x white crosses. A splendidly formed cool white with a vivid deep blue beard extending well down the wide falls. $25.00. Bay View Gardens.
Hybridizers continue to strive for white with a blue beard, but the closest approach to the goal are the pale blue irises 'AZURE APOGEE' and ELOQUENT. Both are serenely beautiful with beards which are in fine contrast to the petal coloring. AZURE APOGEE has only moderate increase, so we can hope that ELOQUENT will be better in that category. So far it is.[Mullin, Ron (1971). Irises I Like, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 11.]


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Eloquent TB, 1970 Cat.pngpng Eloquent TB, 1970 Cat.png manage 332 K 25 Jan 2023 - 12:33 EdenSprings 1970 Bay View Listing
Eloquent2BHI.JPGJPG Eloquent2BHI.JPG manage 2 MB 24 Feb 2018 - 18:41 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EloquentBHI1.JPGJPG EloquentBHI1.JPG manage 3 MB 24 Feb 2018 - 18:40 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
eloquent01.JPGJPG eloquent01.JPG manage 779 K 06 Mar 2018 - 14:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
eloquent02.JPGJPG eloquent02.JPG manage 822 K 27 Mar 2018 - 14:29 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
Topic revision: r12 - 25 Jan 2023, EdenSprings
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