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■(TB) 'Kekionga'

1987, Miller

'Kekionga' (Roger and Lynda Miller, R. 1984). Seedling# 2583. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled dark royal purple, brown overlay on hafts; self beard tipped paler purple. Seedling# 279: ('Mulberry Wine' x 'Navy Strut') X 'Superstition'. Miller's Manor 1987. Honorable Mention 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing KEKIONGA (R. & L. Miller) TB, 36", M. "Kekionga," Miami Indian translation for blackberry patch is the perfect name for this iris. Ruffled dark royal purple self overlayed with a black highlighting sheen accented by deep brown hafts gives this "blackberry" its stem. Self beards are tipped lighter purple. Much noted at Indy convention. Sdlg. 2583: (Mulberry Wine x Navy Strut) X Superstition. $30.00. Miller's Manor Garden.

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