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â– (TB) 'Arkansas Skies'

1982, Rowlan

'Arkansas Skies' (Henry Rowlan, R. 1981). Seedling 72CJ-1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Pale violet blue (HCC 640/3); yellow beard, variable short blue-tipped horn. 'Wenatchee Skies' X seedling 69K-14: ('Flounced Frivolité' x seedling 67AC-27: (('Spanish Peaks' x 'Chivalry') x 'Happy Birthday')). Rowlan Irises 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing ARKANSAS SKIES-Space Age TB. #72CJ-l, 35", M. Pale violet-blue self; yellow beards with short blue-tipped horn. Wenatchee Skies X 69K-14: (Flounced Frivolite x ((Spanish Peaks x Chivalry) x Happy Birthday)). $25.00. Henry Rowlan.
From Pacific Coast Hybridizers catalog, 1992: ARKANSAS SKIES (H. Rowland 1981). $4.50. Clean and pleasing of form--a mid-blue shaded with some violet. Long, upturning, whimsical horns at the ends of the beards will tickle your fancy. ((Wenatchee Skies x (Flounced Frivolite x ((Spanish Peaks x Chivalry) x Happy Birthday))).

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Topic revision: r13 - 10 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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