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■(JI) 'Ocean Mist'

1953, Marx

'Ocean Mist' ( Walter Marx, R. 1952) JI (double), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Light and medium blue, white center. 'Catherine Parry' X 'Hisakata'. Marx 1953.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: OCEAN MIST (Marx 1953) Each $4.00. A most refreshing blue iris that we like better each year. Soft sky blue except for the margins which are shaded deeper hues of violet blue. Prominent white centers and spreading white styles tipped blue add charm and interest to this queenly flower. Good blue Japanese Iris are uncommon and we feel that Ocean Mist will prove to be a notable addition to the best collections for years to come. Large double 8 inch flowers on 3 foot stems. Midseason.
From Tempo Two AU catalog, 1974: OCEAN MIST (Marx USA) Double Mid-Season. Heavy blooming light blue lavender self with a white area around mustard signals. Style arms are white. 6"-7" blooms. Tall 36". $1.50.
 


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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-29
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
oceanmist01.JPGJPG oceanmist01.JPG manage 61 K 31 Aug 2015 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Dayliles & Japanese Iris-Nova Scotia-Canada.
oceanmist02.jpgjpg oceanmist02.jpg manage 149 K 17 Feb 2016 - 15:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
oceanmist03.JPGJPG oceanmist03.JPG manage 947 K 11 Dec 2017 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r14 - 29 Jan 2019, TLaurin
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