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■(TB) 'Chief Illini'

1975, Varner

'Chief Illini' (Steve Varner, R. 1974). Seedling# 930. TB, 34" (87 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards red; falls rose red, fluted; light orange-brown beard. Seedling# 655: ((Branch seedling# 54-139 x Scharff seedling# 81 red) x 'Royal Ruby' sibling) X seedling# 5186. Illini Iris 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing CHIEF ILLINI. Sdlg. 930. 34", EM. (Red sdlgs.: 655 X 5186). Stds. red; Falls fluted, flared rose-red; light orange-brown beard. Seven smooth and velvety flowers well displayed on sturdy three-branched stalk. Net $25.00. Illini Iris.

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Topic revision: r10 - 25 Feb 2019, TLaurin
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