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(LA) 'Midnight Storm'

1951, Chowning

'Midnight Storm' (Frank Chowning, R. 1950) AH/LA, 27" (69 cm). Midseason bloom. Midnight blue-violet; lemon signal. "Hex-osa" x 'Haile Selassie'. Conger 1951.

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From Sidney Conger Louisiana Iris catalog, 1951: MIDNIGHT STORM. (Reg. 1950). Extremely dark inky-purple hybrid of Haile Selassie X (Hexagona X Arkansas Blue Foliosa): Broad segments, flat form and good substance. Large lemon signal patch on sepal. Narrow, clean foliage. 18 to 24 inches. Distinctive and hardy. Late Mid-season. $7.50.

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