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(AR) 'Star Ruby'

1981, Shockey

'Star Ruby' OH (Howard Shockey, R. 1981). Seedling 177-24-9C. AR, 8.5" (22 cm). Early bloom. Standards white with dark ruby black slashes on inside of base; falls medium maroon purple, diffusing to near white at tip; large ruby black signal; white beard tipped dark ruby. Seedling 174-7-U: 'Judean Bonnet' x Austin seedling W157-O) x I. iberica ) X 'Cherry Sass'. Arilian Acres, 1986. [AA] Exhibition Certificate 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing STAR RUBY (Shockey '86) AR(O), 10", E. This little oncocyclus hybrid is absolutely stunning! White standards have ruby-black slashes inside at bases-recurving falls are medium maroon-purple diffusing to near white at tips. Extremely large ruby-black signals cover over 1/2 the width of the falls. Recommended only for experienced Aril growers-rhizomes are quite small. Sdlg. 77-24-9C: ((Judean Bonnet x W-157) x I. iberica) X Cherry Sass. $15.00. Arilian Acres.

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