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■(SPU) 'Missouri Blue'

1987, Niswonger

'Missouri Blue' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1986). Seedling #Sp 14-77. SPU, 44" (112 cm). Midseason bloom. Deep blue self, small gold signal. Walker Ferguson dark seedling X 'Crow Wing'. Cape Iris 1987. Honorable Mention 1989, Award of Merit 1993.

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Missouri Blue Niswonger.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing MISSOURI BLUE (Niswonger' 87) Sdlg. Sp 14-77: Ferguson's Dark sdlg. X Crow Wing. Spuria, 44" (112 cm), M. Fertile both ways. Starting with the Dykes Medal winner, MISSOURI, many famous blue irises have been developed by Missouri hybridizers. This iris is introduced as a tribute to those hybridizers. It's a deep blue self with a small gold signal. $20.00. Cape Iris.

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Topic revision: r15 - 01 Nov 2022, dougchyz
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