(TB) 'Blue Spire'
(Carl S. Milliken,
R. 1938) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class B1M. fragrant. 'Purissima'
. Nursery listings: Milliken 1938; 1940; Wayman 1943. Honorable Mention 1939.
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| From Milliken Iris Gardens Catalog, Pasadena, California, 1940. BLUE SPIRE (Milliken) There is no other color that is so completely essential to the garden picture as blue, and here is a blue iris that seems to possess all the qualities of perfection. Blue Spire, as the name would indicate, is tall and stately. It has large, beautifully-shaped flowers of the clearest, cleanest shade of medium blue carried on strong, graceful, 4-foot stems. The texture of the flowers is such that in the sunlight they sparkle as if sprinkled with a myriad of tiny glass beads. A strong grower with luxuriant foliage, Blue Spire is a joy to behold. $2.50; 3 for $5.00.
| BLUE SPIRE (Milliken, 1938): One of Milliken's blues, and it showed up well. It is especially fine in clear blue, and has lots of style. Clevenger, Mo. [“Varietal Comments” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 103, (October 1946): 60.]
| BLUE SPIRE - 50 in. Magnificent huge flowers of Ageratum blue. $1.25. [Wayman, 1943]
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