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■(SPU) 'Missouri Blue'

1987, Niswonger

'Missouri Blue' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1986). Seedling #Sp 14-77. SPU, height 44" (112 cm). Midseason bloom. Deep blue self, small gold signal. Walker Ferguson dark seedling X 'Crow Wing'. Cape Iris 1987.

See below:
Missouri Blue Niswonger.jpg

References:

From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing MISSOURI BLUE (Niswonger' 87) Sdlg. Sp 14-77: Ferguson's Dark sdlg. X Crow Wing. Spuria, 44" (112 cm), M. Fertile both ways. Starting with the Dykes Medal winner, MISSOURI, many famous blue irises have been developed by Missouri hybridizers. This iris is introduced as a tribute to those hybridizers. It's a deep blue self with a small gold signal. $20.00. Cape Iris.
 


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