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(LA) 'Louisiana Purchase'

1951, Chowning

'Louisiana Purchase' (Frank Chowning, R. 1950). AH, 27" (69 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YPyl, Ivory self; gold signal. Parentage unknown. Conger 1951.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: LOUISIANA PURCHASE. (Reg. 1950). Flowers of good size, flat form, heavy substance, and color of antique ivory with faint overlay of burnt orange. Both petals and sepals frilled. Clean, sturdy foliage and erect stalk. 24 to 28 inches. Record of parentage lost. Hardy. Mid-season. $10.00.

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