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(TB) 'Southern Seas'

1963, Buttrick

'Southern Seas' (Stedman Buttrick, R. 1962). Seedling# 57-12C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Color Class-B1, Cerulian blue self, white tipped beard. 'Galilee' X ('Bluebird Blue' x 'Concord River'). Fairmount 1963.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1963: SOUTHERN SEAS 57-12C (Buttrick 1963) M.L. Perfection of form, color and substance are combined in this large clear blue iris. It is a self of Cerulean Blue (46/2) of broad form with erect firmly closed standards and widely flaring falls with the white tipped beard accentuating the clarity of color of the entire flower. Many blooms evenly spaced on strong stalks that have 3 branches and terminal. It has strong andsturdy growth and is thoroughly hardy. Galilee x (Bluebird Blue x Concord River). 36 in. $20.00

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