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(TB) 'Blue Clif'

1956, Hamblen

'Blue Clif' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1955). Seedling# 51-28. TB, 36-40". Midseason late bloom. Color Class BV3, Standards campanula-violet (Wilson 38/1), falls same with silvery lobelia-blue area near haft; pale-lemon beard lighter at tip. 'Snow Flurry' x 'Chivalry'. Mission Bell 1956. Honorable Mention 1958; Judges' Choice 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #150, July 1958: BLUE CLIF (Snow Flurry x Chivalry) Campanula violet self with a silvery, lobelia blue area near the hafts. $10.00. Mission Bell.
FArom Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BLUE CLIF Hamblen '56\ M.L. 38 in. (Snow Flurry x Chivalry). A rich campanula blue self with a silvery touch of lobelia blue around the lemon beard. Extra heavy substanced, beautifully ruffled and finished flowers. H. M. 1958. 1.00.

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