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■(TB) 'Grandma's Bluegown'

1981, Niswonger

'Grandma's Bluegown' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1980). Seedling# 56-77. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Medium blue; deep blue beard. Babson seedling# R10-4, 'Odyssey' sibling X 'Singin' Blue'. Cape Iris 1981. Honorable Mention 1983.

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Photo by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


From Cape Iris Gardens catalog, 1980: GRANDMA'S BLUEGOWN (Niswonger '81) Sdlg. 56-77: Babson Rl0-4 (Sib to Odyssey) X Singin' Blue, TB, 32" (81 cm), Mid., FB1, Fertile. This medium blue self has a deep blue beard and the vigor of its grandparent, Stepping Out. A blue blue iris you will enjoy again and again if you are hybridizing for a white with a blue beard, cross this with blue bearded plicata for the pla white approach to the blue bearded white. $25 .00

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GrandmasBluegownEI.jpgjpg GrandmasBluegownEI.jpg manage 20 K 13 Dec 2012 - 16:19 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
grandmas01.jpgjpg grandmas01.jpg manage 42 K 25 Jun 2015 - 22:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
Topic revision: r11 - 27 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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