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(JI) 'Tropic Showers'

1979, McEwen

'Tropic Showers' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1979) Sdlg. 73/19(1). JI (6-petal), 28" (71 cm), Midseason late bloom. Medium blue-violet (RHS 88A to 89C), heavily marbled with irregular streaking of 88D; white styles tipped medium blue-violet; golden signal. 'Star At Midnight' X 63/6Z: (Hirao seedling x Hirao seedling). McEwen 1979. Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #234 Summer 1979 Introducing TROPIC SHOWERS (73/19Q)): Diploid, 28", LM and reblooms. Six-petaled, flaring, 8" flowers with overlapping petals of heavily marbled blue-violet. Striking and handsome. Star at Midnight X 63/6Z: (from Hirao seeds). $20.00. Currier McEwen.

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