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■(SIB) 'Showdown'

1976, Varner

'Showdown' (Steve Varner, R. 1975) Seedling 197. SIB, 25" (64 cm), Midseason bloom. Red grape, wide white signal veined aqua-purple; ruffled aqua-purple styles. Sensenbach #6 X 'Illini Encore'. Illini Iris 1976. Honorable Mention 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #222 July 1976 Introducing SHOWDOWN: Sdlg. 197, M, 25", (Sensenbach 6 X Illini Encore). A red-violet self I call "grape red" with wide, white signal veined aqua-purple. Set off with wide, ruffled aqua-purple styles. Three branches. HC award. Net $25.00. Illini Iris.

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