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(AB) 'Zia'

1945, White

'Zia' OB (Clarence G. White, R. 1945). AB, IMB, medium height, Early bloom. Light blue-red bitone.

Also listed in IB web: 'Zia'.

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: ZIA (White '45) E 15" (Oncobred). Easy to grow and blooms well. This smoky lavender has the 'Aril look' and lasts well when cut. $.50
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000:ZIA AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1945). Seedling # NIA. IMB, medium height, E. Parentage unknown AIS Color Class: R3L (light red bitone). '76 CL: Light blue-red bitone. Court of Iris: "smoky-lavender." Vallette: "light reddish purple, marked darker." No information on introduction found in AIS Checklists. Notes: Classified as an OB by the '76 committee. Ref:AIS '49, p. 262; AIS '76, p. 91; Vallette, p. 180.

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