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■(SPU) 'Dutch Defiance'

1943, Nies

'Dutch Defiance' ( Eric Nies, R. 1942) SPU, Color Class-Y3D reversed. 'Bronzspur' X 'Saugatuck'. Nies 1943. Honorable Mention 1945; Award of Merit 1949; Nies Award 1961.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: DUTCH DEFIANCE Each 3.00. Large blue flowers with a large yellow signal patch. Widely acclaimed as the fin est blue spuria to date. Fine form and heavy substance make this a wonderful cut flower. 44 inches.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1962: DUTCH DEFIANCE (Nies). Very large bold, blue flowers that attract a great deal of attention. Splendid in form, finish, and substance, its charm is enhanced by a yellow signal on the falls. Eric Nies Award 1961. 38 in. $2.00
 

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