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(SIB) 'Romantic Lady'

1984, McEwen

'Romantic Lady' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1984) Seedling 75/52 (10). SIB (28 chrom. diploid), 35" (87.5 cm), Early midseason to late midseason bloom. Standards light violet blue (RHS 95D), with three lines of deep violet blue (93B); Falls deep violet blue (93B) at base around signal, grading to light violet blue (92C) at sides and tip; only white tip of signal visible; heavily ruffled; very pale violet (92B) styles. 'Anniversary' X 72/31 (5): (( 'Cambridge' x 'Blue Brilliant') x (( 'White Swirl' x 'Blue Brilliant') x 'Cambridge')). Seaways Gardens 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #254 July 1984 Introducing ROMANTIC LADY-Diploid, 35", EM-LM. Nicely ruffled medium violet-blue with pale standards and styles. Nearest to amoena of any blue Siberian. Anniversary X ((Cambridge x Blue Brilliant) x ((White Swirl x Blue Brilliant) x Cambridge)). $25.00. Seaways Gardens.

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