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■(TB) 'Villa Splendor'

1985, Gibson

'Villa Splendor' (James Gibson, R. 1984) Seedling# 18-1A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled and fluted light yellow ground plicata, stitched purple violet (RHS 80C); orange beard. Seedling# 23-8D: (seedling# 23-OAP: ( 'Frosty Blush' x seedling# 19-8A) x seedling# 39-1BP: ( 'Pink Ember' x seedling# 6-9)) X 'Goddess'. Gibson Iris 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #256 January 1985 Introducing VILLA SPLENDOR-TB, 40", Plicata, Sdlg. 18-1A. $25.00. Very impressive full plicata with 5-1/2" x 6-1/2" blooms, generous bud count, good substancee and sturdy stalks. Heavily ruffled, nicely domed stands are speckled and veined purple-violet (80C) from outer edge to center. Broad (3-1/2") semi-flaring falls have 3/8" rim of purple-violet lines and specks on yellow ground. Orange beards lend to the beauty of an impressive performer. 23-80 X Goddess. Gibson Iris Gardens.

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