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■(IB) 'Pioneer Spirit'

1978, Nichols

'Pioneer Spirit' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1978). Seedling #1958-1. IB, 18" (46 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Creamy beige-tan with creamy yellow inner glow, deeper yellow hafts; lavender beard tipped brown. 'Puppet' X 'Commentary'. Cordon Bleu, Nichols 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing PIONEER SPIRIT-IB, 18". Sdlg. 1958-1. Puppet X Commentary. Creamy tan self with slightly darker falls and yellow hafts. Fine branching, fertile, 5-6 buds. Lavender-gray beards. EC 1975 and 1976. $12.50. Nichols Iris Gardens.

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