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■(TB) 'Green Unicorn'

1964, Austin

'Green Unicorn' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1963). Seedling# 162. TB horned, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class GV3. Stancards chartreuse; falls deep chartreuse, 1" lilac-tinted bearded horn. 'Horned Skylark' X 'Green Hope'. Rainbow 1964.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: GREEN UNICORN (Austin '64) M-40". The first greenish horned Iris! Beautiful ruffled chartreuse flower, with wide orange beard ending in a 1" lilac tinted bearded horn. Petals are not actually spurred, but ruffling is so deep as to give that appearance. Standards chartreuse veined green near midrib. Falls deep chartreuse; white around beard shades to yellow at edge of haft with deep gold veining. Fertile; fragrant. Horned Skylark-H X Green Hope-S]. Sdlg. No. 162. Regularly $17.50; on $20 order $11.35; on $25 order $7.85.

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