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■(TB) 'Rio Vista'

1977, Brown

'Rio Vista' ( Bob Brown, R. 1976). Seedling# 71-38. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom and rebloom. Standards light violet-blue, slightly darker wash on midrib; falls light violet blue, darker veining; violet-blue beard; lightly ruffled. 'Claremont Classic' X Gaulter seedling# 6285: ( 'Blue Silhouette' x 'Whole Cloth'). Cottage Gardens 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing RIO VISTA (Bob Brown, 1977). TB, E & Re., 36". Larry Gaulter has called this an "Ever-Bloomer." It blooms before the season, during the season and after the season. A light violet blue with darker veining on the falls and a self beard. With four branches, six to seven lightly ruffled blooms, this would be a good iris even if it did not rebloom. Sdlg. # 7138. (Claremont Classic X Gaulter Sdlg. # 62-85: (Blue Silhouette X Whole Cloth). $25.00. Cottage Gardens.

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RioVistaEI.jpgjpg RioVistaEI.jpg manage 41 K 18 Dec 2012 - 20:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
riovista01.jpgjpg riovista01.jpg manage 81 K 27 Jun 2015 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
riovista02.jpgjpg riovista02.jpg manage 26 K 08 Aug 2017 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
RioVista_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg RioVista_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:20 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
RioVista_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg RioVista_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 69 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:21 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
RioVista_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg RioVista_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 61 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:21 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
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