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■(SDB) 'Sapphire Jewel'

1978, Hamblen

'Sapphire Jewel' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1977). Seedling M74-09C. SDB, 12" (30 cm). Early to late bloom. Blue-violet (RHS 98D), deeper toned at base and haft; blue-violet (98B) beard. Seedling# M70-4A: (('Sunny Heart' x 'Blue Canary') x 'Canary Isle') X 'Forty Winks' sibling. Mission Bell 1978. Honorable Mention 1980; Award of Merit 1982; Cook-Douglas Medal 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing SAPPHIRE JEWEL. EL, 12". Dark medium blue-violet with deeper color at base of standards and haft. Deep blue-violet beards. The finest "blue" SDB we have grown. #M74-09C. $10.00. Mission Bell.
 

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-26
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SDBSapphireJewel.jpgjpg SDBSapphireJewel.jpg manage 58 K 27 Jan 2010 - 21:47 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
SapphireJewel01.jpgjpg SapphireJewel01.jpg manage 65 K 27 Apr 2015 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Sapphirejewel01.jpgjpg Sapphirejewel01.jpg manage 46 K 24 Apr 2014 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
Sapphirejewel02.jpgjpg Sapphirejewel02.jpg manage 53 K 24 Apr 2014 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
irises_03601.JPGJPG irises_03601.JPG manage 140 K 07 Oct 2015 - 22:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robyn Barker-Tasmania-Australia
sapphire_jewel_side.jpgjpg sapphire_jewel_side.jpg manage 266 K 05 Oct 2015 - 10:07 Main.tasiris Sapphire Jewel - Tasmania, Australia
sapphirejewel01.jpgjpg sapphirejewel01.jpg manage 201 K 20 Nov 2017 - 15:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
sapphirejewel02.jpgjpg sapphirejewel02.jpg manage 170 K 22 Dec 2017 - 01:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
Topic revision: r23 - 17 Aug 2018, af.83
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