Irises forum: Photos from Presby 2019

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Name: Carlos
Chicago, IL (Zone 5b)
Brighton Park Iris
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BrightonPark
Apr 10, 2020 1:55 PM CST
Hello everyone! Since we can't meet at Presby, I'll bring a little Presby to you. Here are some photos that I took of the historics and I'll later post the small number of moderns that were in bloom.

ACROPOLE, TB, Ferdinand Cayeux 1939
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ALIQUIPPA, TB, Charles Hall 1924

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APROPOS, TB, Sanford Babson 1964
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ART OF RAPHAEL, TB, Lloyd Zurbrigg 1979
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AT DAWNING, TB, James Kirkland 1935
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ATTENTION PLEASE, TB, Hubert C. Mohr 1974
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AUTUMN SUNSET, TB, E. Greig Laphap 1939
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BALMUNG, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1939
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BANG, TB, Tom Craig 1955
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BAYBERRY CANDLE, TB, Caroline DeForest 1969
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BLACK BEAUTY & PICADOR, TBs, James Kirland 1934 & Benjamin Morrison 1928
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BLACK WINGS, TB, James Kirkland 1930
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BLUE CHINTZ, TB, Frank Burton 1928
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BLUE FLUTE, BB, Harry Kuesel 1963
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BLUE SERENE, TB, Jesse Wills 1953
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BRISING, TB, Goos & Koenemann 1930
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CAMELIARD, TB, Grace Sturtevant 1927
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CAROLINE E. STRINGER, TB, Jacob Sass 1924
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CASHMERE, TB, Orville Fay 1959
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CASSELMAN Sdlg. #240050, TB, Arthur Casselman
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CAYENNE CAPERS, TB, James Gibson 1959
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CHALICE, TB, Grace Sturtevant 1924
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CHAMPAGNE ELEGANCE, TB, O. David Niswonger 1987
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CHERIE, TB, David Hall 1948
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CHERRY FLIP, TB, Schreiner 1951
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CHINA MAID, TB, Carl Miliken 1936
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CHRISTABEL, TB, E. Greig Lapham 1936
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CINNABAR, TB, Edward B. Williamson 1928
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CLARA NOYES, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1930
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COLOR CARNIVAL, TB, Fred DeForest 1949
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COPPER FRILLS, TB, Agnes Whiting 1941
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CORAL CHALICE, TB, O. David Niswonger 1983
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CRYSTAL GLITTERS, TB, Schreiner's 1985
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DA CAPO, TB, Lloyd Zurbrigg 1960
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DON JUAN, TB, Ferdinand Cayeux 1928
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DR. BERNICE, TB, Hooper & Co. 1863
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EASTMONT, TB, Gordon Plough 1956
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ENCHANTED CLOUD, TB, Rex Brown 1971
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FOURTH OF JULY, TB, Clifford Reynolds 1962
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FRA ANGELICO, TB, Vilmorin Andrieux et Cie 1926
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FRECKLES, TB, Joseph Becherer 1941
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FRESH FACE, SDB, Anthony & Dorothy Willott 1978
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GLACIER, TB, Jean Cayeux 1962
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GOLD STREAM, TB, Violet Edlmann / Lady Collett 1929
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GOLDBEATER, TB, Rudolph Kleinsorge 1944
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GOOD SHOW, TB, Ben Hager 1988
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GYPSY BARON, TB, Schreiner's 1941
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HARVEST SPLENDOR, TB, Rudolph Kleinsorge 1956
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HÉLIOS, TB, Ferdinand Cayeux 1929
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HOOSIER SUNRISE, TB, E. Greig Lapham 1940
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INDIAN HILLS, TB, Dr. Henry Grant 1935
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ISTRIA, TB, William R. Dykes 1922
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JERRY, TB, E. Greig Lapham, 1933
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JOYANCE, TB, Kathrine Dykes 1929
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KING JUBA, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1931
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KING TUT, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1926
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LATIN ROCK, TB, Schreiner's 1984
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LINDORA, TB, Sass Brothers 1950
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LITTLE SHOWOFF, SDB, Earl Hall 1989
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LORD BALTIMORE, TB, Dr. Charlie Nearpass 1969
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MAIRE PINEL, TB, Jean Collins 1968
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MAJENICA, TB, Paul Cook 1941
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MANYUSYA, TB, Jacob Sass 1944
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MAROON DAMASK, TB, Rudolph Kleinsorge 1945
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MARY PICKFORD, TB, Cliff Benson 1959
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MARY VERNON, TB, William McKee 1941
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MATTIE GATES, TB, Henry Sass 1945
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MAY ALLISON, TB, Mary Allison 1920
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MIDGARD, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1926
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MIDWEST, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1922
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MONTSERRAT, TB, Benjamin Morrison 1923
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MOUNT TIMP, TB, Tell Muhlestein 1945
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MULBERRY ROSE, TB, Schreiner's 1941
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NIGHT HAWK, TB, Cliff Benson 1973
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OPALINE, TB, Edward B. Williamson 1928
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PALOMINO, TB, David Hall 1951
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PARADISE PINK, TB, E. Greig Lapham 1950
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PINK JADU, TB, Grace Sturtevant 1931
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PRELUDE, TB, Grace Sturtevant 1933
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PRETTY PANSY, TB, Henry Sass 1949
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PRINCESS ROYAL, TB, Thomas Smith 1902
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PROPHECY, TB, Joesph Ghio 1970
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PROSPERO, TB, George Yeld 1920
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QUAKER LADY, TB, Bertrand Farr 1909
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QUEEN CATERINA, TB, Grace Sturtevant 1918
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RASPBERRY RIBBON, TB, Schreiner's 1951
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RED CLOUD, TB, Bertrand Farr 1913
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REFRESHING, TB, Joseph Hoage 1972
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RHAGES, TB, Franklin Mead by John Riedel 1934
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ROMEO, TB, Millet et Fils 1912
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ROSE AMETHYST, TB, Rudolph Kleinsorge 1957
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ROSE MARIE, TB, Ferdinand Cayeux 1929
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ROSY WINGS, TB, L. Merton Gage 1935
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ROYAL COACH, TB, Hans Peter Sass 1939
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RUTH OF MOAB, TB, Bernice Miller 1973
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SHASTA, TB, William Mohr & Sydney Mitchell 1927
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SNOW GODDESS, Joseph Bercherer 1955
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SPARTAN, TB, Schreiner's 1973
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SPLASH O' WINE, TB, Robert Vogel 1973
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STARBUST, TB, Chet Tompkins 1967
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STARDOM, TB, David Hall 1941
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STILL NIGHT, TB, Jean Stevens 1955
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STUDY IN BLACK, TB, Gordon Plough 1968
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TANGO, TB, Sass Brothers 1954
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TENNISON RIDGE, TB, James Begley by James McWhirter 1989
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U-TURN, SDB, Carl Boswell 1991
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VELVET GLOW, IB, Alta Brown by Jack Boushay 1975
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VIOLET SUPREME, TB, Lloyd Zurbrigg 1971
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VIRGINIA MOORE, TB, James Marion Shull 1920
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VOLTIGEUR, Ferdinand Cayeux 1934
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WACONDA, TB, Henry Peter Sass 1930
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WALHALLA, IB, Goos & Koenemann 1908
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WHITE CITY, TB, Olive Murrel 1939
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WINNER'S CIRCLE, TB, Gordon Plough 1972
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ZEBULON, TB, Ella Callis 1941
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Name: Monty Riggles
Henry County, Virginia (Zone 7a)
Oops. The weeds took over!
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UndyingLight
Apr 10, 2020 2:00 PM CST
Lots of lovely ones. Thanks! Thank You!
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Name: Carlos
Chicago, IL (Zone 5b)
Brighton Park Iris
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BrightonPark
Apr 10, 2020 2:14 PM CST
Technical difficulties. They should all be there now.
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Apr 10, 2020 3:07 PM CST
Fantastic history of bearded irises!


GuiseppeJ
Apr 10, 2020 3:19 PM CST
Neat trip down memory lane. I grew some in my early collections. Remember the NYC National in l970 for the 50th Annivsersary of the AIS founding. Everything was perfect, the weather, peak bloom and unbelievable estate gardens, especially the Kenneth Smith garden in Staten Isl. looking out to the Statue of Liberty to Wall St. area of NYC. We visited Presby with Barbara Walthers holding court. Here actually saw irises I just knew thru pedigrees. But the surprise to me was to find GOLDFISH, a 1924 introduction. It amazing, pinkish yellow with a TANGERINE beard! It was never recognized for the significant break it was. It wouldn't be some 20 years later that David Hall broke thru with his "flamingo" pink with tangerine beards. This would have occurred 20 years earlier if they had "discover" GOLDFISH when it made its debut.
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
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tveguy3
Apr 10, 2020 4:41 PM CST
I sure enjoyed your post of historics. There are some I'd love to add to my historic collection.
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Peonies
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Apr 10, 2020 5:28 PM CST
Carlos, thanks for posting so many beauties. Your pictures verified for me that my Art of Raphael is correct. The description always threw me off.

I am in love with U-Turn.
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Irises Garden Photography Cat Lover Seed Starter
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Totally_Amazing
Apr 10, 2020 11:29 PM CST
BrightonPark said:

COPPER FRILLS, TB, Agnes Whiting 1941
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FOURTH OF JULY, TB, Clifford Reynolds 1962
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U-TURN, SDB, Carl Boswell 1991
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WINNER'S CIRCLE, TB, Gordon Plough 1972
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That is a beautiful collection. These are my favourites Lovey dubby .
Name: Dianne
South Island, New Zealand (Zone 9a)
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dsdinz
Apr 11, 2020 3:32 AM CST
Thank you Carlos for your posting - plenty to love and also to research. Nice to see Jean Stevens (NZ) represented. I know you've had input with an iris (mainly historic) blog site here, one I consult often.

Robin, nice picks, I have Winners Circle because of your recommendation! Not sure it will bloom next season but will be worth the wait, love it Lovey dubby

U-turn definitely caught my eye too.

As Lucy says "a fantastic history". I'm looking forward to the next horrible weather day (indoors) for a leisurely look Hurray!
Name: Lilli
Lundby, Denmark, EU
Irises Roses Bulbs Hellebores Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Seed Starter Winter Sowing Bee Lover Dog Lover Region: Europe
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IrisLilli
Apr 11, 2020 8:57 AM CST
Carlos Thank You! for posting so many lovely historic irises! I tip my hat to you.

I only have a few of them, but try to add more historics each year. I love them and think they should be preserved, which means someone has to grow them, right? Civil duty really... Whistling Hilarious!


I'm also in love with U-turn. Lovey dubby
You don't know if it will grow until you try!
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Deebie
Apr 11, 2020 11:40 AM CST
Yes, U-Turn caught my eye, also. Lovey dubby
Thanks for the iris tour. So many I've never seen or heard of before now. They have a simple grace to themselves. nodding
Name: Darrell
Piketon, Ohio (Zone 6b)
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Hybridizer
Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM CST
I love the historics.

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