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(TB) 'Alaskan Night'

1972, Christensen

'Alaskan Night' ( Edward Christensen, R. 1971). Seedling 7K8-2. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light blue; Falls medium purple, ruffled. ((( 'Melodrama' x 'Violet Victory') x ( 'Inca Chief' x 'Lockwood')) x ((( 'Huntsman' x 'Quadrille') x ( 'Alexia' seedling x 'Annette')) x 'Blended Lace')) X 'Cloud Ruffles'. Silver State, Evergreen Gardens 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing ALASKAN NIGHT. (Christensen '72) (Sdlg. 7K8-2). TB. 34". M. LB/FV. Domed standards are light blue. The wide ruffled falls are a rich medium purple. Red-tangerine beard. Three branches and terminal. Many buds make a long bloom season. A good increaser and fertile both ways. You will love the vibrant colors of this IRIS. (((Melodrama x Violet Victory) x (Inca Chief x Lockwood)) x Huntsman X Quadrille))) x Blended Lace)))) X Cloud Ruffles. A hybridizer's dream involving many colors in this background. $25.00. Silver State Iris Gardens.

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