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BB 26″ EM

From Keith Keppel’s catalog for 1970: “Border iris, named for the Mexican border town. This is a variegata-plicata with standards of clear unmarked mimosa yellow. Falls are white, brushed straw, with mahogany-red plicata markings around the remainder of the fall. Beard yellow. The entire flower is lightly ruffled; standards touch, falls flare slightly. Up to three branches plus terminal, many buds.”

From Eden Road Iris Garden catalog for 1973: ” (parentage noted) …Falls are white, brushed straw, with mahogany red plicata markings around the edges, deeper on hafts, nice form, well branched.”

((Taholah x (Progenitor x Royal Band)) X My Honeycomb), EC 1969, HM 1971, AM 1973.

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Mexicali

Keppel, R. 1969 / I. 1970

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Border Bearded
Age: 1970-1979
Fall Color: Yellow Ground Any Stitch
Standard Color: Yellow
Pattern: Plicata
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Keppel
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