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■(TB) 'Fresno Flash'

1983, Weiler

'Fresno Flash' (John Weiler, R. 1982). Seedling# 78-74-5. TB, 35.5" (90 cm). Late midseason bloom. Ruffled full orange; prominent dark orange beard. Seedling# 75-15-2: ('Fresno Calypso' x 'Orange Empire') X seedling# 75-5-2: (seedling# 70-1: (('Ballerina' x 'Orange Crush') x Sexton seedling# 3565) x 'Fresno Calypso'). Rialto Gardens 1983. Honorable Mention 1985; Favorite Guest 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing FRESNO FLASH (Weiler '83) 90 cm (35"). A very broad, full orange self, this is our most intensely colored orange iris to date. Standards are closed, and the widely flaring falls with gentle ruffling flash huge deep orange beards. 3-4 branched stalks with 8-10 flowers start late and last until after most other cultivars are finished. Vigorous and pod fertile. #78-74-5: (Fresno Calypso x Orange Empire) X (((Ballerina x Orange Crush) x Sexton 35-65) x Fresno Calypso). $25.00. Rialto Gardens.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FresnoFlash01.JPGJPG FresnoFlash01.JPG manage 65 K 12 Dec 2014 - 03:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FresnoFlash02.JPGJPG FresnoFlash02.JPG manage 59 K 25 Mar 2014 - 19:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
FresnoFlashBHI.JPGJPG FresnoFlashBHI.JPG manage 170 K 18 Nov 2011 - 15:26 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
FresnoFlashBJ.JPGJPG FresnoFlashBJ.JPG manage 104 K 11 Feb 2012 - 15:37 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
FresnoFlashEI.jpgjpg FresnoFlashEI.jpg manage 35 K 12 Dec 2012 - 20:54 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fresno01.jpgjpg fresno01.jpg manage 89 K 22 Jan 2015 - 04:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black, Mid-America Garden
fresno03.jpgjpg fresno03.jpg manage 69 K 09 Jun 2015 - 02:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fresnoflash01.JPGJPG fresnoflash01.JPG manage 84 K 24 Sep 2015 - 21:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
fresnoflash02.JPGJPG fresnoflash02.JPG manage 77 K 28 Sep 2015 - 02:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
fresnoflash03.JPGJPG fresnoflash03.JPG manage 60 K 02 Oct 2015 - 19:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
Topic revision: r20 - 21 Jan 2023, DougChyz
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