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■(TB) 'Midnight Tango'

1984, Helsley

'Midnight Tango' (Calvin Helsley, R. 1982). Seedling# 14-81. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled deep purple; deep purple beard. 'Navy Strut' X seedling# 4-72: ('Indiglow' x 'Allegiance'). Helsley 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing MIDNIGHT TANGO (Helsley) TB, 34", M. You can never have too many dark irises dancing in your garden. This beauty is deep puple intensified by matching deep purple beards. Ruffled flowers have wide, flaring, circular falls. 6 buds. Sdlg. 14-81. Navy Strut X 4-72: (Indiglow x Allegiance). $25.00. Calvin Helsley.

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