■(SIB) 'Big Blue'
( Currier McEwen
, R. 1968) Seedling 61/Cas 4-3. SIB, height 34" (86 cm). Early midseason to late midseason bloom. Color Class-BVlFcm, Standards RHS 89C; Falls 89B, medium sized white blaze; styles 89C. 'White Swirl'
X unknown. Colchicine induced chimera. McEwen 1970.
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| From AIS Bulletin #198 July 1970 Introducing BIG BLUE. 34". EM to L. A colchicine induced chimera from White Swirl. Very fertile with diploids; questionably with tetraploids. The 5" flowers have very wide (2-1/2") semiflaring, ruffled falls. All segments are rich blue (RHS 89 C). $20. Currier McEwen.
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