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(TB) 'Caressa'

1956, Buss

'Caressa' (Walter Buss, R. 1956). Seedling 49-206-2. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1ML, Medium-light blue self, lighter area around beard. 'Chivalry' X 'Spanish Peaks'. Edenwald 1956.

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From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: CARESSA (Buss '56) M.38". Exceptionally lovely light medium blue of luxuriant size and form. Broad wavy petals, the standards nicely domed and the falls gracefully arched and semi-flaring. Lemon-yellow beard surrounded by a somewhat lighter blue area. Strong, well-branched stalks. Vigorous and winter hardy. $3.00

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