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■(SDB) 'Little Bill'

1978, Jones

'Little Bill' (William E. Jones, R. 1977). Seedling# 72-15D. SDB, 10" (25 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards brown; falls deeper brown; gold purple beard; ruffled. 'Meadow Moss' X 'Gingerbread Man'. C Palmer, Riverdale Iris 1978. Honorable Mention 1980; Award of Merit 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing LITTLE BILL: SDB, 10", EM, sdlg. 72-15D. A very ruffled SDB brown-at last! S. brown; F. deep brown, topped with an electrifying purple beard without the mustard tipping. All segments are nicely ruffled. Named for my grandson. Excellent parent producing quality seedlings. My best to date. (The cross was recommended to me by Bennett Jones, the originator of both parents). Meadow Moss X Gingerbread Man. EC 1974. $7.50. Palmmer's Iris Garden.

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Topic revision: r13 - 23 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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