(J. H. Grinter
, R. 1933) TB 40" Midseason bloom. Color Code-B3M. ('Blue Ribbon'
). Honorable Mention 1933; Award of Merit 1935; American Dykes Medal 1937
Also listed in the following nursery catalogs: Fairmount 1946
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| From Carl Salbach catalog, 1936: Missouri. A very fine rich blue having a smooth, enamel-like finish. Highly praised in the Mid-West, and without uestion, one of the best new blue iris. Raised by a breeder who has made a specialty of blue iris. Mid-season to late. $4.50.
| From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1937: "Clear, clean blue, of sensational size. There has never been sufficient stock to supply the demand for this iris, declared by some observers to be the last word in its color."
| Missouri (Grinter) --disappointing. G. L. Pilkington, "Iris Notes", A.I.S. Bulletin 74 (July 1939): 31.
| Missouri: (Grinter). The most wonderful blue on cloudy days but shows a violet sheen in the sun. Well deserving of its award. Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 18.
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