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■(SIB) 'Precious Illini'

1988, Varner

'Precious Illini' ( Steve Varner, R. 1987). Seedling 5080. SIB (28 chrom. diploid), 31" (79 cm). Early midseason to midseason bloom. Standards dappled light blue; aqua ice styles; falls dappled light blue center, edged darker blue; slight musky fragrance. 'Waterloo' X seedling S027: ( 'Ann Dasch' x 'Steve Varner'). Illini Iris 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing PRECIOUS ILLINI-SIB, #5080: Waterloo X (Ann Dasch x Steve Varner), EM-M, 31". Slight musk fragrance. This charming, truly beautiful dappled light blue, with no signals, has falls with wide edges of darker blue and aqua-ice styles in a nearly flat form. Wide and durable. Four 3" blooms with good proportion on graceful stalks with 2 branches complete an outstanding clump effect. Fertile both ways. $60.00. Illini Iris.

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Topic revision: r10 - 29 Mar 2021, Harloiris
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