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(LA) 'Louise Austin'

1945, Arceneaux

'Louise Austin' (George Arceneaux, R. 1945) LA. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1D. I. foliosa x 'Maringouin Yellow'. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: LOUISE AUSTIN (G. Arceneaux). A hybrid of I. fulva and I. foliosa. It displays the floriferousness of each. Where well grown, it has five bloom axils and true lateral branching. Seldom is there a plant that does not bloom three to a stem at one time. This low growing variety is best near the edge of a bed, or used as a border. 4-1/2" flowers on an 18" stem. $.50.

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