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■(TB) 'Late Lilac'

1974, Niswonger

'Late Lilac' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1973). Seedling# 1-70. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early bloom and rebloom (late September & early October in Missouri). Lilac self; red beard. 'Lilac Treat' X 'Lovely Ripples'. Niswonger 1974.

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Photo by Exline Iris GardenLate Lilac flPhoto by Diana NichollsPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionTaken in my garden, zone 5b on May 15, 2010Photo by Exline Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing LATE LILAC (Niswonger, '74). Sdlg. 1-70: Lilac Treat X Lovely Ripples. TB Rebloomer, 32". A concentration of the reblooming trait which should be of assistance to breeders of the remontants. The lilac self is nice to have in bloom during the later part of Sept. and first of Oct. in Missouri. $20.00. Cape Iris.

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-02-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LateLilac01.jpgjpg LateLilac01.jpg manage 64 K 18 Apr 2015 - 00:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Diana Nicholls
LateLilac2kp.JPGJPG LateLilac2kp.JPG manage 42 K 07 Aug 2010 - 17:06 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden, zone 5b on May 15, 2010
LateLilacEI.jpgjpg LateLilacEI.jpg manage 31 K 15 Dec 2012 - 15:18 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Late_Lilac_fl.jpgjpg Late_Lilac_fl.jpg manage 69 K 17 Feb 2011 - 18:03 IrisP  
late01.jpgjpg late01.jpg manage 62 K 13 Jun 2015 - 21:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
latelilac04.jpgjpg latelilac04.jpg manage 72 K 10 Jun 2014 - 21:38 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 03 Apr 2022, TerryLaurin
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