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■(SPU) 'Sonoran Caballero'

1989, Wickenkamp

'Sonoran Caballero' (Floyd Wickenkamp, R. 1988). Seedling #SP-84-2. SPU, 41" (105 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Dark violet blue (near navy blue), small tan signal with dark greyish lines; white to lavender styles. 'Imperial Plum' X 'Love For Leila'. Shepard's Iris Garden 1989. Honorable Mention 1992, Award of Merit 1995.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing SONORAN CABALLERO (Wickenkamp '89) SPU-41"-EM Stand back and watch this baby grow! Dark violet-blue, almost navy blue, with a small tan signal veined dark grey. Stylearms are blended white to lavender. (Imperial Plum X Love for Leila). $20.00. Shepard Iris Garden.

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SonoranCaballero_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SonoranCaballero_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 19 Aug 2010 - 05:07 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens
sonoran03.jpgjpg sonoran03.jpg manage 95 K 12 Mar 2016 - 13:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
sonorancaballero2.jpgjpg sonorancaballero2.jpg manage 39 K 10 May 2013 - 00:55 Main.TLaurin photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
sonorancall02.jpgjpg sonorancall02.jpg manage 37 K 02 May 2014 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wildwood Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 25 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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