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■ (SPEC) 'Illini Fountain'

1993, Varner

'Illini Fountain' ( Steve Varner, R. 1993). Seedling #V1014. SPEC, height 14" (36 cm), Very early bloom. Standards light lavender-blue; falls very light blue, veined light lavender-blue. (Selection of Iris lactea from (garden) seed collected near Budapest, Hungary). a cultivar of Iris lactea Pallas. Honorable Mention 1997, Award of Merit 1999.

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Awaiting original catalog description
From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing ILLINI FOUNTAIN-I. lactea. Long bloom--starts ten days before my first SDBs. Two blooms; 2" light lavender-blue stds. and veined very light blue falls. Flower on 14" stalks are visible above the cascading leaves which mature 26" long. Excellent landscape and cut flowers. Ovoid seeds. $50.00. Illini Iris.

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-- Main.RPries - 2009-11-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Illini_Fountain.JPGJPG Illini_Fountain.JPG manage 92 K 27 Jan 2014 - 04:50 Main.wilsonjh growing in Kentucky (zone 6)
illini01.jpgjpg illini01.jpg manage 157 K 18 Feb 2015 - 21:57 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Stephens slide collection
illini02.jpgjpg illini02.jpg manage 77 K 18 Feb 2015 - 21:58 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Stephens slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 05 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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