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(LA) 'Contraband Days'

1968, Granger

'Contraband Days' ( Marvin Granger, R. 1968). Seedling 65-11. LA, 36-38", Midseason bloom. Color Class-V4RV, Standards white with wide deep purplish pink flush on border and down midrib(Nickerson 2.5 RP 6/10); Falls strong reddish purple (2.5 RP 4/10); white styles with base and midrib green; claws strong reddish purple. 60-3( 'Bayou Sunset' x 'Gay Deceiver') X 'Wheelhorse'. Granger 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing CONTRABAND DAYS (Marvin Granger). Louisiana iris. New color in shades of rose, pink and yellow. And we might add that it is blooming as we write this ad and is really something! Quite a different color for Louisiana iris and a very good flower and stem.) NET 15.00. Melrose Gardens.

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