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■(LA) 'Frank Chowning'

1987, Rowlan

'Frank Chowning' ( Henry Rowlan, R. 1984). Seedling 82 LA 7. LA, 33" (84 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards currant red (HCC 821/2); currant red (821) crest and styles; Falls currant red (821), bright yellow steeple signal. 'Ann Chowning' X 'Miss Arkansas'. Rowlan Irises 1987. Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991; DeBaillon Medal 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing FRANK CHOWNING-Sdlg. 82LA 7, 33", ML. This lovely ruffled current red is semi-flaring to flat formed with overlapping petals. Named for Frank Chowning, a well known Louisiana hybridizer. The color is a mellow red rather than a bright, shocking, howling red. Yellow steeple signal. Ann Chowning X Miss Arkansas. $25.00. Rowlan Irises.

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