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■(BB) 'Butterfly Baby'

1967, Herd

'Butterfly Baby' (Mary Herd, R. 1966). Seedling #BFW 59-52. BB, height 27" (69 cm), Early midseason bloom. Pale violet-blue self; Falls lined with pinstripes of deep violet nearly to edges. 'Butterfly Wings' X 'Castle Rock'. Fleur de Lis and Herd 1967.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1967: BUTTERFLY BABY EM. Herd 1967) E.M. 29 in. (Butterfly Wings x Castlerockl. A delightful new border iris, this has elegant form with closely domed standards of silvery toned lilac and beautifully flaring falls of Uranium Lilac with an allover network of deep Bishops Violet veining. A good grower with large foliage and rhizomes, this is one of the finest of the new Border Iris, and a wonderful little hybrid. H.C. 1966. Net $15.00
 

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-- BrockHeilman - 2010-01-03
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