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■(JI) 'Southern Son'

1990, McEwen

'Southern Son' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1989) Seedling 85/88B. JI (6 F. diploid), 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Close to true medium blue (RHS 93B), gold signal. 80/165: (77/65(1): ((('Garden Caprice' x self) x 'Frostbound') x unknown) x unknown) X 'Continuing Pleasure'. Pope's Perennials, Seaways Gardens 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #276 January 1990 Introducing SOUTHERN SON: Diploid, 6 falls, M-L. 8" flowers on 36" stalks are the closest to true medium blue that we have seen (RHS-93B). Outstanding! Fertile. 80/165 X Continuing Pleasure. $25. Seaways Gardens.

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SouthernSon_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SouthernSon_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 14 Jun 2010 - 00:16 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Southernson16.jpgjpg Southernson16.jpg manage 73 K 24 Feb 2016 - 16:10 Main.Betsy881  
southernson.jpgjpg southernson.jpg manage 51 K 15 Jun 2018 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eartheart Gardens
southernson01.JPGJPG southernson01.JPG manage 1003 K 20 Dec 2015 - 15:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
southernson02.jpgjpg southernson02.jpg manage 215 K 17 Feb 2016 - 19:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
southernson03.jpgjpg southernson03.jpg manage 82 K 16 Jul 2017 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
southernson04.JPGJPG southernson04.JPG manage 1009 K 11 Dec 2017 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 11 Nov 2018, Betsy881
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