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■(MDB) 'April Ballet'

1972, Palmer

'April Ballet' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1972). Seedling #6603. MDB, height 7" (18 cm). Early bloom. Standards light blue (RHS 108D); falls same, violet spots; white beards. 'Lilliput' X 'Sulina'. Riverdale Iris Gardens 1973. Honorable Mention 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing APRIL BALLET, MDB, 7" $5.00. Sdlg. 6603 (Lilliput X Sulina) Out of our many recent garden trials, this one really got to us. The stds. are light blue. Falls are the same, with a prominent violet spot. White beard. A lovely, flaring form. Riverdale Iris Gardens.

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