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■(TB) 'Crowning Glory'

1969, Ghio

'Crowning Glory' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1966). Seedling# 63-182L. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Standards pale blue with blue midrib; falls medium blue; textured dark blue; cream to white beard. ('Frosted Starlight' x 'Whole Cloth') X ((('New Snow' x 'Lady Ilse') x 'Frosted Starlight')) x 'Frosted Starlight'))). Bay View 1969. High Commendation 1967; Honorable Mention 1970.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog,1969: CROWNING GLORY., 34 inches, M. Whole Cloth impressed us as a truly unique achievement, and we set out to combine it with our Frosted Starlight line. CROWNING GLORY represents the convergence and culmination of both of these lines; thus the significance of the name. A large flower with white standards with a light blue midrib which deepens at the base of .the standard. The falls are a nearly true light blue, lightly textured for interest. The falls flare nearly horizontally with intense bubble-ruffling. The beard is also bluish. Its trueness and uniqueness of color makes this a distinctive masterpiece. Heavy demand forces us to limit one to a customer. No.63-182L: (Frosted Starlight x Whole Cloth) X ((New Snow x Lady Ilse) x Frosted Starlight) x Frosted Starlight). HC '67. $25.00

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Crowning Glory.jpgjpg Crowning Glory.jpg manage 111 K 15 Feb 2018 - 22:23 Main.davepote AIS Bulletin 199(October 1970): Back cover.
crowningglory01.JPGJPG crowningglory01.JPG manage 75 K 16 Jul 2014 - 18:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lloyd Zurbrigg
crowningglory02.JPGJPG crowningglory02.JPG manage 973 K 12 Dec 2016 - 03:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
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