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■(AB) 'Nippur'

1975, Pray

'Nippur' OGB (Thomas Pray, R. ,1975). Seedling IX-11-3. AB, 28" (71 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light lavender, lightly veined, yellowish midrib; style and crests greenish yellow; Falls parchment tan overlaid, veined and dotted maroon, more concentrated toward center, forming a spot below light brown beard. 1170: (Wilkes JB3-Tati-B: (('Jallah Effendi' x 'Kalifa Baltis') x 'Tatai Pasha') x Wilkes Sal-Im 1-9: ('Imam Salah' x 'Imaret')) X 'Capitola'. 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing NIPPUR (Pray). AB-C.G. White type. 28-32". Complex parentage. Noted for its vigorous growth, good branching, and resistance to rust and leaf spot. It is a very pretty shade of maroon dots, veins and flushed on parchment. Should prove a valuable breeder to increase vigor. $20.00. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.

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