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■(TB) 'Pink Blue Genes'

1990, Niswonger

'Pink Blue Genes' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1989). Seedling #58-83. TB, 33" (84 cm). Midseason bloom. Pink; beard tangerine in throat and blue on outer half. Rudolph seedling #79-05 X seedling# 46-80: ( 'Singing Skies' x 'Lilac Thrill'). Cape Iris 1990. Honorable Mention 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing PINK BLUE GENES (Niswonger '90) Sdlg. 58-63: N. Rudolph 79-05: (Inv. 12 generations of Nate's breeding incl. Pink Sleigh, Northbrook, Fleeta, May Hall, etc.) X 46-80: (Singing Skies X Lilac Thrill). TB, 33", Mid. A pink with a blue beard that has proven to be a good breeder. It sets seeds easily and its pollen is fertile too. Other breeders may be working this line and these genes should be included. Besides that, it's a nice easy growing iris that everyone should enjoy. $30.00. Cape Iris.

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