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■(TB) 'Grand Finale'

1973, Brown

'Grand Finale' (Rex Brown, R. 1972). Seedling# 67-6-3. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light blue (French blue 43/3) flushed bluebird blue (042/1) at base; falls pale blue-white; light blue beard; ruffled. 'Pacific Panorama' X Smiley seedling: (('Eleanor's Pride' x 'Lovilla') x 'Galilee'). J. & J. Iris 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing GRAND FINALE (Rex Brown 73). TB. 40". Sdlg. 67-6-3. (Pacific Panorama X Smiley sdlg. ((Eleanor's Pride x Lovilia) x Galilee)). This large, broad flower is pale blue (Wilson 43/3) flushed darker in heart. The falls are lighter blue white, highlighted by a light blue beard. This has ruffles and flaring form, heavy substance and beautiful strong stalks with 4 and 5 branches, 10-12 buds. It blooms midseason to late and of the last to finish the season. A Grand Finale to the iris season as well as to the hybridizing work of the Browns. NET $25.00. J&J Iris Garden.
 
 

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