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■(SPU) 'Midnight Rival'

1993, Johnsen

'Midnight Rival' ( Lawrence Johnsen, R. 1992). Seedling #VYCW 89-3. SPU, 48" (122 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark amethyst purple; style arms purple, edged lighter, deep purple crests; falls deepest amethyst purple with velvety brown overlay, small yellow signal; ruffled. 'Vintage Year' X 'Crow Wing'. Shepard Iris 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing MIDNIGHT RIVAL (93 Johnsen) SPU-48"-M/L. Blended shades of dark amethyst purple give appearance of black self. Very small yellow signal. Ruffled. (Vintage Year X Far Out). $25.00. Shepard Iris Garden.
 

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Midnight_Rival.jpgjpg Midnight_Rival.jpg manage 36 K 12 Jan 2010 - 03:19 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Midnight_Rival_allthingsiris_red.jpgjpg Midnight_Rival_allthingsiris_red.jpg manage 49 K 03 Sep 2010 - 17:23 UnknownUser  
SpuMidnightRivalDE.jpgjpg SpuMidnightRivalDE.jpg manage 58 K 15 Aug 2012 - 19:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Donald Eaves
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midnightrival5.jpgjpg midnightrival5.jpg manage 23 K 08 Mar 2013 - 20:05 Main.TLaurin Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 02 Dec 2018, Betsy881
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