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■(BB) 'Zimbrakeet'

1962, Roberts

'Zimbrakeet' (Earl Roberts, R. 1960). BB, 22" (56 cm). Midseason bloom. Light blue self; falls veined deeper blue; white beard. ('Zebra' x I. imbricata) X 'Parakeet'. Honorable Mention 1964, Judges Choice 1965 (both as MTB). Roberts 1962.

Note: Originally registered MTB; reclassified BB 1965).

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From AIS Bulletin #16, July 1962. Introducing ZIMBRAKEET ((Zebra x I. imbricata) X Parakeet), MTB, 22" $7.50. Palest blue-white self, falls veined deeper blue, standards closed, falls flaring, white-yellow beard, 10 buds; fertile. This line has given some nice color breaks in table iris although stems are slightly heavy some years. Earl Roberts.

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