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(SDB) 'Rupee'

1974, Brown

'Rupee' (Alta Brown, R. 1973) Seedling M# 1582-1. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dauphin purple (Wilson 039) with midrib lightening to 039/2 with tan blended in; falls close to citron green (763) but more brown, darker hafts; light blue beard tipped yellow. 'Jolly Fellow' X 'Whiz Kid'. J. & J. Iris 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing RUPEE (Alta Brown '74). M 1582-1: (Jolly Fellow X Whiz Kid). SDB, 12", M. The falls are close to citron green (Wilson 763) but with more brown. Hafts are darker brown. Beard is light blue with each hair tipped yellow. The standards are dauphin's violet (Wilson 039) at the midribs lightening to (039/2) with light tan blending in. Has beautiful form with good substance. The flower is small and dainty and in good proportion with the rest of the plant. Net $7.50. J&J Iris Garden.

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