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■(AB) 'Nineveh'

1965, Keppel

'Nineveh' OB- ( Keith Keppel, R. 1965). Seedling 60-33A. AB, height 30" (76 cm). Early bloom. Standards litho purple, flushed brown at base; Falls red violet washed warm brown; dark brown beard. 'Bang' X 'Capitola'. Keppel, 1966. High Commendation 1965; Honorable Mention 1967; NTG Award 1968; Judges Choice 1967, 1968; Mohr Award 1969.

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From AIS Bulletin #181 April 1966. Introducing NINEVEH E 28" Bang X Capitola. Nineveh was the wicked Assyrian capital of biblical times. The iris Nineveh looks wicked! Silken standards of magenta-toned violet; falls blended magenta and tan, the tan predominating in warm weather. Beards a mysterious rust-brown. Blooms large, long-lasting, with rounded falls that are flared or even upswept at the edges. Stalks carry three to five blossoms; several stalks per rhizome when well grown. Very limited fertility. Kerr Regional Award 1965. HC (18 votes) 1965. $20.00. Keith Keppel.
 
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-01-23
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Topic revision: r23 - 22 Apr 2018, Betsy881
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