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■(TB) 'Missouri'

1933, Grinter

'Missouri' (J. H. Grinter, R. 1933) TB 40" Midseason bloom. Color Code-B3M. ('Blue Ribbon' X 'Sensation'). Honorable Mention 1933; Award of Merit 1935; American Dykes Medal 1937.

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From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1937: "Clear, clean blue, of sensational size. There has never been sufficient stock to supply the demand for this iris, declared by some observers to be the last word in its color."

Missouri (Grinter) -disappointing. [G. L. Pilkington, "Iris Notes", A.I.S. Bulletin 74 (July 1939): 31.]
 
Missouri: (Grinter). The most wonderful blue on cloudy days but shows a violet sheen in the sun. Well deserving of its award. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 18.]

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Missouri01.JPGJPG Missouri01.JPG manage 51 K 26 Nov 2014 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Missouri_Mile_Lowe.jpgjpg Missouri_Mile_Lowe.jpg manage 38 K 25 Aug 2010 - 12:08 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS site
Missourikp2.JPGJPG Missourikp2.JPG manage 60 K 07 Jan 2013 - 17:41 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 4, 2012
missouri-X2.jpgjpg missouri-X2.jpg manage 313 K 18 Feb 2016 - 23:42 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
missouri.jpgjpg missouri.jpg manage 67 K 10 Feb 2011 - 15:22 Main.avmoran  
missouri2-12.jpgjpg missouri2-12.jpg manage 56 K 05 Apr 2015 - 15:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
missouri2-jb.jpgjpg missouri2-jb.jpg manage 48 K 21 Feb 2013 - 19:32 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
missouri_fl.jpgjpg missouri_fl.jpg manage 72 K 18 Feb 2011 - 06:26 IrisP  
Topic revision: r27 - 03 Oct 2017, Harloiris
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