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■(TB) 'Metropolitan'

1978, Nelson

'Metropolitan' (Roger Nelson, R. 1974). Seedling# RN 71-12-4. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards ruffled and lightly laced mineral violet (RHS 840) with icy blue cast; falls ruffled imperial lilac (78B/C). 'Lightning Ridge' X 'Orchid Tapestry'. Mission Bell 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurinmetropolitan flPhoto from The Iris Farm

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing METROPOLITAN (R. Nelson). M, 36". Ruffled, domed standards of soft lilac infused with blue; ruffled, flaring lilac-orchid falls; tangerine-orangebeards. HC '75. #RN 71-12-4. $25.00. Mission Bell.
 
 

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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Metropolitan.JPGJPG Metropolitan.JPG manage 180 K 20 Nov 2011 - 00:03 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Metropolitan01.JPGJPG Metropolitan01.JPG manage 47 K 26 Nov 2014 - 15:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Metropolitan2BHI.JPGJPG Metropolitan2BHI.JPG manage 104 K 29 Dec 2015 - 19:37 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MetropolitanIF.jpgjpg MetropolitanIF.jpg manage 23 K 28 Nov 2011 - 19:28 BetsyHiggins Photo from The Iris Farm
metropolitan03.JPGJPG metropolitan03.JPG manage 136 K 24 Mar 2019 - 21:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
metropolitan04.JPGJPG metropolitan04.JPG manage 100 K 16 May 2014 - 00:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
metropolitan05.jpgjpg metropolitan05.jpg manage 510 K 19 Mar 2019 - 18:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
metropolitan06.JPGJPG metropolitan06.JPG manage 131 K 27 Mar 2019 - 13:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
metropolitan9.JPGJPG metropolitan9.JPG manage 318 K 19 Nov 2020 - 12:28 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
metropolitan_fl.jpgjpg metropolitan_fl.jpg manage 41 K 13 Aug 2012 - 04:20 IrisP  
Topic revision: r20 - 05 Feb 2023, DougChyz
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