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(TB) 'O Shenandoah'

1975, Zurbrigg

'O Shenandoah' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1975) Seedling# G 78. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards pale blend of violet and gold with golden brown base to midrib, pale color deepening slightly at base; styles similar but feathered with brown; falls similar to standards but with smooth wash of brown over haft and violet textured veining extending from golden brown beard 3/4ths way down. ('Commentary' x 'Purple Duet') X 'O My Goodness'. Avonbank 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing o SHENANDOAH. The best thus far in a fabulous cross for both remontancy and novelty, this is not startlingly novel, it is a large, well-formed, well-branched pale violet with more than a touch of gold at the base of the S. and a solid golden brown wash over the hafts. Four violet veins run down the very center of the F. part-way. Beard golden brown. (Sdlg. G 78 "Byline"). $35.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.

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