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■(AB) 'New Melody'

1987, Peterson

'New Melody' OGB- (Les Peterson by Ardi Kary, R. 1987). Seedling AK-84-CBI. AB, 22-24" (56-61 cm). Midseason bloom. Purple self with small splashes of white; purple beard. (('Amanda Sings' x 'Jealous Lover') x 'Stitched Beauty') X 'Heart Stealer'. Kary Iris Gardens and Aril Society, 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing NEW MELODY (Peterson) AK-84-CB1, AB (1/4), 22-24", M. Purple self with splattering of small splashes of white. Falls are rounded and slightly curved under. (Plicata sdlg. X Heart Stealer). This perky plum purple arilbred is a fast increaser and makes a fun and colorful showing in the garden. $25.00. Kary Gardens.

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