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■(TB) 'Blue Raven'

1960, Tompkins

'Blue Raven' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1960). TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Color Class-B1D, Navy blue self. (Sass seedling# 51-234 x 'Down Beat') X 'Dark Boatman'. Fleur de Lis 1960.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BLUE RAVEN (Tompkins '60\ M.L. 38 in. ((Maid of Astalot x Sib.) x Lake Huron) x Miles Blue) X (Lake Huron x B. Shimmer x (8. Shimmer x Lake Huron) X (Down Beat x Dark Boatman). A very large, excellently formed flower of bright, deep navy blue with a near self colored blue, bronze infused beard. A very clean flower with broad smooth, heavily substanced petals. Falls have a laciniated edge. Extra fine stalks and branching. A good grower. 10.00.

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Topic revision: r9 - 28 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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