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■ (SPU) 'Castor River'

2006, Niswonger

'Castor River' ( O. David Niswonger, R. 2006) Seedling #Sp 3-98. SPU, 38" (97 cm). Midseason late bloom. Standards and style arms deep blue; falls blue, white venation, gold signal. 'Missouri Rainbows' X I. notha . Cape Iris 2006. Honorable Mention 2010; Award of Merit 2012; Nies Medal 2016.

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castor river pedigree imageBreezeway Iris Garden 2010 Convention Master Gardenphoto by J.C. JACOB, FrancePhoto by AitkenPhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by AitkenPhoto by Comanche Acres Iris GardensPortrait Castor River


From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing CASTOR RIVER (Niswonger'06), Spuria, Sdlg.Sp3-98: Missouri Rainbows X I. notha. 38"(96.5 cms) Mid. Another of the I. notha hybrids with summer green foliage showing hybrid vigor. It's a deep blue with a gold signal. The name comes from a river in which I went swimming with my grandpa when he was 87 and I was 11. Aside from this sentimentality, it's an iris you will enjoy growing. It doesn't set seed very easily but persistence may produce a couple. $25.00. Cape Iris.


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Castor River SPU D. Niswonger 2006.jpgjpg Castor River SPU D. Niswonger 2006.jpg manage 111 K 23 Feb 2018 - 17:01 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden 2010 Convention Master Garden
CastorRivercrp.jpgjpg CastorRivercrp.jpg manage 27 K 21 Nov 2012 - 13:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Castor_River_1_n.jpgjpg Castor_River_1_n.jpg manage 142 K 18 Sep 2014 - 15:48 Main.irisdelabaie photo by J.C. JACOB, France
Portrait Castor River.pdfpdf Portrait Castor River.pdf manage 206 K 25 Jul 2020 - 18:58 BobPries  
castor river pedigree image.jpgjpg castor river pedigree image.jpg manage 196 K 25 Jul 2020 - 19:27 BobPries  
castorriver01.JPGJPG castorriver01.JPG manage 34 K 23 Dec 2014 - 16:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
castorriver09.JPGJPG castorriver09.JPG manage 181 K 29 Feb 2020 - 15:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
castorriver2.jpgjpg castorriver2.jpg manage 23 K 08 Mar 2013 - 19:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 25 Jul 2020, BobPries
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