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■(SPX) 'China Bitone'

2002, Niswonger

'China Bitone' (O. David Niswonger, R. 2001). Sdlg. Sib 4-96: 'Four Winds' x I. typhifolia) X Sib.3-96: ('Snowy Mountain' x I. typhifolia). Cape Iris 2002.

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From AIS Bulletin #325 April 2002 Introducing CHINA BITONE (Niswonger 02) Sdlg. Sib.2-0 I: Sib. 4-96: (Four Winds x I. typhifolia) X Sib. 3-96: (Snowy Mountain x I. typhifolia). Spec-X, 32" (81 cm), Early. As you can see this is a second generation of crosses with I. typhifolia. The stds. and style arms are blue and the falls are violet. The foliage is a nice shade of green all summer and does not fall over. It blooms during the latter part of the SDB season which provides early Siberian bloom. $25.00. Cape Iris.

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ChinaBitone.JPGJPG ChinaBitone.JPG manage 33 K 05 Jul 2013 - 00:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
ChinaBitone01.jpegjpeg ChinaBitone01.jpeg manage 280 K 26 Apr 2018 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jan Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 03 Feb 2019, Betsy881
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