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■(TB) 'Marquesan Skies'

1967, Blocher

'Marquesan Skies' (Clarence Blocher, R. 1967). Seedling# 81. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-VB1P, Pale lavender-blue with flaming red beard. ('Arctic Flame' sibling x 'Bluebird Blue') X 'Fleeta'. Blocher 1967.

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From AIS Bulletin #186 July 1967 Introducing MARQUESAN SKIES (1967) No. 81 (ARCTIC FLAME sib. X BLUEBIRD BLUE) X FLEETA. 32". A pale violet with flaming red beard. Excellent substance, flowers last for four or more days. Well branched stems produce nine or more buds, giving a long season of bloom. This has been one of our most satisfying parents when crossed with whites with red beards, blues, oranges and pinks. Gives seedlings with remarkably good substance; foliage and plant are healthy and vigorous. Rapid increaser and dependable bloomer for us. Very fertile both ways. $25.00. Clarence Blocher.
 
 


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