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(SPEC) 'Faded Jeans'

1994, Bishop

'Faded Jeans' (Harry Bishop, R. 1994). Seedling #SI-B-U-10-F. SPEC-X, Height 15" (38 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards purple (RHS 86 C) veined darker (86B); pearly white styles with white-purple midrib; falls purple (86B/89C), paler (90D) at tip, banded much lighter color. The signal is less prominent than in many versicolors- edged white veined with dark purple with a clean yellow "V" in the center. Typical graceful branching with seven buds. Iris versicolor, dark purple X unknown. Joe Pye Weed's Garden 1994. an Iris versicolor L.. Honorable Mention 1999; Award of Merit 2001.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing FADED JEANS-VERSICOLOR. Harry Bishop, 15", M. A darling small flower on a small plant. Soft and smooth purple falls with lighter standards and pearly stylearms that have a purple midrib in the heart. The signal is less prominent than in many versicolors-white veined with dark purple with a clean yellow "V" in the center. Typical graceful versicolor branching with seven buds. $25.00. Joe Pye Weed's Garden.

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