'Wanganui Gem'. ( Jean Stevens by Bay of Plenty Iris Group, R. 1999). MDB, height 6-8" (15-20 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards dark mauve; falls purple; beards white, tipped yellow; slight fragrance; summer bloom taller, branched. Purple I. chamaeiris X 'Madonna'. In commerce in New Zealand since circa 1930 as "The Gem".
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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-10
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