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(AB) 'Border Queen'

1959, Vallette

'Border Queen' OB- (Wilma Vallette, R. 1959). AB, EC (SDB-onco) 20" (51 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards light blue; Falls same, flushed greenish; violet signal fades to dull green. 'Green Spot' X 'Capitola'. Tell's Iris Gardens, 1962.

NOTE: Also listed in SDB web. 'Border Queen'.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: BORDER QUEEN (Wilma Vallette) Early-Midseason.20". (Green Spot x Capitola) Light violet-blue standards, falls same flushed chartreuse with distant violet signal below beard. Exhibition Certificate 1961. Co-introduced with Wilma Vallette. $10.00
From Come 'N Look Garden catalog 1962: BORDER QUEEN: E: 20"; light blue OB. Border iris; greenish F. with dull violet signal. Fine form, and received an Exhibition Certificate at Salt Lake in 1961. Increases fast. It has no pollen, but sets seed easily. Co-introduced with Tell Muhlestein. NET.$10.00.

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Topic revision: r11 - 06 May 2019, Betsy881
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