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■(TB) 'Flounced Frivolite'

1964, Austin

'Flounced Frivolite' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1963). Seedling# 136. TB horned, 44" (112 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class W1. White, greenish midrib; orange beard ends in serrated frilled flounces. Flounced seedling# 8155 X spooned seedling# 8172. Rainbow 1964.

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This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the 1965 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate BrewittPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: FLOUNCED FRIVOLITE (Austin '64) ML-44" S£E in color, page 9. A unique white Iris with flaring falls & wonderful substance. So graceful and lilting it is like a melody! Standards clear white, with greenish midrib. Flaring falls are decorated with deep yellow veining at haft & a deep green midrib or ? side. Orange beards end in serrated, frilled flounces. Has excellent pollen & may be the forerunner of other perky, lilting forms of Iris. (Horned Amethyst x JS-31N) X (Zantha x Unicorn). Regularly $20.00; on $30 order $14.95.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-12-18
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FlouncedFrivolite01.JPGJPG FlouncedFrivolite01.JPG manage 52 K 12 Dec 2014 - 01:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FlouncedFrivolite02.JPGJPG FlouncedFrivolite02.JPG manage 89 K 16 Aug 2021 - 18:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FlouncedFrivolite12BHI.JPGJPG FlouncedFrivolite12BHI.JPG manage 73 K 19 Apr 2012 - 13:43 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Flounced_Frivolite.jpgjpg Flounced_Frivolite.jpg manage 60 K 16 Aug 2015 - 04:44 Main.hrandiac This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog.
flouncedfrivolite1.JPGJPG flouncedfrivolite1.JPG manage 125 K 06 Apr 2020 - 12:48 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
Topic revision: r13 - 16 Aug 2021, TerryLaurin
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