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■(SPU) 'Highline Lavender'

1968, McCown

'Highline Lavender' (Eleanor McCown, R. 1968). Seedling 67-17. SPU, 48" (122 cm). Early bloom. Standards light purple (Nickerson 7.5P 6/8); falls vivid yellow (5Y 8/12) veined and bordered light purple. Unknown parentage. Pilley 1968. Honorable Mention 1969; Judges Choice 1969; Nies Award 1971.

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References

Awaiting original catalog description.
HIGHLINE LAVENDER (McCown '68). Mrs. McCown is so highly thought of here that she is the one and only reason for Imperial being in San Diego-Imperial Counties Iris Society. HIGHLINE LAVENDER is a compact flower having broad ruffled falls of yellow with a comparatively wide border of rose-lavender. The standards are wide, erect, and also of rose-lavender. This spuria was a color break, which along with its compact form and heavy substance, has earned for itself this year's Eric Nies Award. [Chesnik, Ray (1971). I’d Sooner State for Spurias(Reprinted from Sooner State Iris News, Sept. 1971), American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 31.]
AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 12.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Highline-Lavendar--Colleen_Modra_reducd.jpgjpg Highline-Lavendar--Colleen_Modra_reducd.jpg manage 44 K 28 Aug 2010 - 18:16 UnknownUser Colleen Modra photo
HighlineLavender01.JPGJPG HighlineLavender01.JPG manage 125 K 03 Apr 2018 - 13:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
HighlineLavender131104.jpgjpg HighlineLavender131104.jpg manage 14 K 17 Oct 2010 - 21:46 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
highlandlavender3.jpgjpg highlandlavender3.jpg manage 71 K 27 Feb 2013 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 28 Dec 2018, davepote
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