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(TB) 'Indigo Bunting'

1931, Ayres

'Indigo Bunting' (Dr. W. M. Ayres, R. 1931) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1D. 'Souv. De Mme Gaudichau' X ('Loute' x I. mesopotamica).

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From Maple Valley Iris Garden catalog, 1937: INDIGO BUNTING (Ayres 1933) M. 36 in. An entrancing shade of blue. like that of the bird for which it is named. Of excellent form, substance and branching.this iris has many admirers. $2.00.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1938/39: INDIGO BUNTING (Ayres 1933) A dark blue iris for which the name is especially fitting. S. arched, of dark blue. F. semi-flaring, of deep velvety blue. 40 in. $1.50.
INDIGO BUNTING (Ayres '33). An unusual blue blue Iris of charming form and color. Large flowers of good substance, well placed on a 36" stem. With a succession of blooming, standards are conical, well held, and falls are semi-flaring. This Iris has been extensively admired for quite some time in the gardens of its originator. Perfectly hardy and a vigorous grower. A fine stock permits our moderate price. $10.00.

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