■(JI) 'Returning Tide'
( Currier McEwen
, R. 1976) Sdlg. J71/7(1). JI, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards violet-blue (RHS 87A); Falls slightly lighter blue than 94D, lightly stippled; yellow signal nearly covered by styles, which are color of F. 66/3(8): ( 'World's Delight'
x Hirao white higo seedling) X 66/9(2): ( 'Sakura-No-Miya'
x self). McEwen 1976. Honorable Mention 1977, Payne Award 1982
| From AIS Bulletin #222 July 1976 Introducing RETURNING TIDE: Diploid, 40", EM & Re. Three-petaled, 6" flowers with 3-1/2' round, semi-flaring falls of medium light blue. Signal nearly covered by styles. Fertile. $25.00. Currier McEwen.
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