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■(TB) 'Water Of Life'

2011, Black

'Water Of Life' (Paul Black, R 2011) Seedling# N109A TB 38" (97 cm), Early to very late bloom. Standards icy light blue, slightly darker midrib and fine veins over lower quarter; style arms medium tan, crests medium tan lined violet, violet midrib; falls medium dark blue-violet, blue white around beards blended to darker margin, darker veins in throat and beside beards, darker red-violet hafts; beards medium tan in throat, white base tipped medium tan in middle, white base brushed tan at end. Seedling# J97A: ('Thunder Spirit' x 'American Classic') X 'Lord of Letters'. Mid-America 2011. Honorable Mention 2014

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2011: WATER OF LIFE (Black ‘11) TB Early-Very Late 38” (97cm) Water Of Life is the result of breeding for a black and white amoena plicata. It seems there is a way yet to go. Light blue minimally plicata washed standards surround interesting style arms with crests putty tan lightly streaked violet. Mid to dark violet blended falls have white luminata type patches faintly lined blue. Darker hafts provide a bit more contrast. Consistent garden performance. Smaller flowers are carried on show stalks with 4 branches plus spur and 12-14 buds. Sdlg. N109A (Thunder Spirit x American Classic) X Lord of Letters. $50.00.

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Water_of_Life.jpgjpg Water_of_Life.jpg manage 74 K 29 Nov 2011 - 17:39 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
Water_of_Life_KWW.jpgjpg Water_of_Life_KWW.jpg manage 52 K 25 Jan 2017 - 18:33 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
water01.jpgjpg water01.jpg manage 50 K 21 Apr 2015 - 16:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
wateroflife01.jpgjpg wateroflife01.jpg manage 41 K 15 Nov 2014 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
Topic revision: r17 - 23 Aug 2022, Harloiris
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