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■(TB) 'Born To Exceed'

1993, Nelson

'Born To Exceed' (Roger Nelson, R. 1992). Seedling# RN 86-82BD. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards icy violet blue (near RHS 92B), diamond-dusted finish; falls blue violet (near 87A to 89A), paling (88B/C) with age; beards grey orange (163A/B) tipped lavender; heavily ruffled, flared; sweet fragrance. 'Song Of Spring' X seedling# RN 82-93F: ('Royal Regency' x 'Metropolitan'). Iris Country 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing BORN TO EXCEED (R. Nelson '93) TB, 36". Excitement in an icy light lavender and deeper lavender-blue bitone with orange beards tipped lavender. Beautiful form, diamond dust finish and the heaviest substance ever in this color range. Vigor and 7-9 buds. Metropolitan raised to a new level of quality. $35.00. Iris Country.
 

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-18
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