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■(TB) 'Distance'

1946, Cook

'Distance' (Paul Cook, R. 1946) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class -B3L. ( 'Castalia' x 'Santa Barbara') x 'Great Lakes'. Honorable Mention A.I.S. 1946; Award of Merit A.I.S. 1949.

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From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1954: DISTANCE (Cook '46) 36". AM '49. This 'Silvery light blue, flaring, ruffled and waved, is an exquisite thing and will grace anyone's garden. $1.50.
 
From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: DISTANCE. Entering the lists as one of the finest blues this cool, translucent light blue with a silvery cast is reminiscent of the blue of winter twilight. The pure, unmarred flower gives a cool,serene effect. Nice sized blooms with an airy grace and limpid color that strikes a responsive note with those in search of real blue shades. A. M. 1949. $1.00.
 

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-25
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distance01.JPGJPG distance01.JPG manage 266 K 28 Aug 2017 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
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Topic revision: r13 - 09 May 2018, TLaurin
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