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■(SIB) 'Silver Edge

1974, McEwen

'Silver Edge' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1973) SIB (56+ chrom. tetraploid), 28" (71 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards medium blue (RHS 89C); Falls medium blue (89B) with distinct silver edge, yellow-white blaze; blue styles with turquoise midrib; ruffled. ( 'Orville Fay' X ( 'White Swirl' X 'Violet Flare')) McEwen 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Morgan Award 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #214 July 1974 Introducing SILVER EDGE. 28", EM-LM. Medium blue (RHS 89B). Six-inch flowers with silver edge encircling the horizontally flaring F. Nicely branched; 5-7 buds. Moderately fertile sister of Navy Brass. $30.00. Currier McEwen.
 
 

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SilverEdge1.jpgjpg SilverEdge1.jpg manage 25 K 15 Jun 2016 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
SilverEdge5.jpgjpg SilverEdge5.jpg manage 26 K 28 Jul 2013 - 17:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
sib-silver-edge316.jpgjpg sib-silver-edge316.jpg manage 32 K 08 Sep 2016 - 18:24 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
sib-silver-edge3.jpgjpg sib-silver-edge3.jpg manage 33 K 07 Dec 2009 - 16:33 Main.mikeu Silver Edge by Mike Unser
silveredge01.jpgjpg silveredge01.jpg manage 49 K 09 Oct 2014 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rowden Gardens-England
silveredge2.jpgjpg silveredge2.jpg manage 49 K 14 Jun 2017 - 10:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
silveredge6.JPGJPG silveredge6.JPG manage 60 K 25 Jan 2012 - 17:01 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
silveredge8.jpgjpg silveredge8.jpg manage 62 K 14 Feb 2014 - 00:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
SilverEdge6.jpgjpg SilverEdge6.jpg manage 66 K 25 Nov 2013 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
silveredge9.JPGJPG silveredge9.JPG manage 74 K 27 Feb 2014 - 17:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
silveredge15.JPGJPG silveredge15.JPG manage 75 K 25 Jan 2012 - 16:59 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
silveredge22.JPGJPG silveredge22.JPG manage 78 K 25 Jan 2012 - 16:56 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
irissibiricasilveredge2.jpgjpg irissibiricasilveredge2.jpg manage 82 K 05 Jan 2017 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Skelmersdale-Broadleigh Gardens-United Kingdom
silveredge03.jpgjpg silveredge03.jpg manage 83 K 24 Feb 2016 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
silveredge7.jpgjpg silveredge7.jpg manage 88 K 14 Feb 2014 - 00:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
silveredge02.JPGJPG silveredge02.JPG manage 109 K 16 Apr 2014 - 11:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
silveredge1.jpgjpg silveredge1.jpg manage 180 K 18 Jun 2016 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
silveredge3.jpgjpg silveredge3.jpg manage 226 K 17 Jun 2017 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison near Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada-Z3
Topic revision: r21 - 15 Jun 2018, Betsy881
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