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■(TB) 'Evergreen'

2002, Spoon

'Evergreen' (Donald Spoon, R/ 2002). Seedling 90-39B. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Medium violet purple self; beards medium purple, hairs tipped yellow; foliage purple-based. 'Honky Tonk Blues' X 'Silverado'. Winterberry 2002.

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From AIS Bulletin #325 April 2002 Introducing Evergreen TB, 35" (89 cm), ML. Medium purple self with yellow tipped beards. Purple based foliage. Unique among our 7,000+ varieties of irises possessing winter hardiness to exposure to freezing down to 5 degrees F keeping its growing foliage all winter. Blades stay grass green and turgid and grow in the snow. Fertile pod parent passing antifreeze trait to offspring. Honky Tonk Blues X Silverado. (Sibling of Uncle Charlie). $40. winterberry Gardens.

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Topic revision: r9 - 03 Feb 2019, Betsy881
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