■(TB) '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.
| 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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