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■(SDB) 'Forecasting Rain'

2001, Niswonger

'Forecasting Rain' (O. David Niswonger, R. 2001). Seedling SDB 25-97. SDB, 12" (31 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light maroon; style arms and falls dark blackish maroon; beards dark blue purple. 'Welder's Flame' X 'Tu Tu Turquoise'. Cape Iris 2001.

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From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing FORECASTING RAIN (Niswonger '01) Sdlg SDB 25-97: Welder's Flame X Tu Tu Turquoise. SDB, 12" (31 cm), M. A bitone black. The standards are lighter than the dark maroon velvety falls. The beard is a bushy dark blue-purple. Fertile both ways. The name was suggested by Von Long of Jefferson City, MO. $15.00. Cape Iris.

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forecastingrain1.jpgjpg forecastingrain1.jpg manage 26 K 23 Apr 2016 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
forecastingrainbh.jpgjpg forecastingrainbh.jpg manage 13 K 08 Nov 2016 - 14:29 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r9 - 31 Jan 2019, Betsy881
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