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■(TB) 'Blue Valley'

1945/1947, Smith

'Blue Valley' (Kenneth D. Smith, R. 1945). TB, Midseason/Late bloom. Color class-B1L. 'LakeGeorge' x 'Great Lakes'. Award of Merit 1949.

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From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1953: BLUE VALLEY (K. Smith '47) 40". AM '49. Very, very blue. One of the handsomest of the medium blues with flaring ruffled form and large size. $2.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: BLUE VALLEY M to L-38" A regular Summer Bloomer to the extent that we have had a dozen or 2 stalks in bloom in late June or July every year for past 8 years. Not a heavy Re-Bloomer as only a few stalks re-bloom. Beautifully ruffled, large. Regularly $1.25; on $10 order 9Sc; on $25 order 8Oc.

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BlueValleyBHI.jpgjpg BlueValleyBHI.jpg manage 96 K 17 Nov 2011 - 14:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
bluevalley01.JPGJPG bluevalley01.JPG manage 74 K 16 Jul 2014 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lloyd Zurbrigg
bluevalley02.JPGJPG bluevalley02.JPG manage 74 K 06 May 2014 - 19:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
bluevalley03.JPGJPG bluevalley03.JPG manage 88 K 06 May 2014 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
bluevalley1.JPGJPG bluevalley1.JPG manage 614 K 02 May 2018 - 01:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r14 - 01 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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