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(AB) 'Blue Ox'

1949, Craig

'Blue Ox' OB- ( Tom Craig, R. 1949). AB, TMB, tall, Midseason bloom. Light blue self. 'Acropolis' X C. G. White oncobred. Craig, 1949.

Also listed in TB Web: 'Blue Ox'.

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From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: BLUE OX (Craig '49) M 30" (Acropolis X White Onco-bred). There is an almost leathery quality about the big lavender blue flowers. While it produces no pollen, it readily sets seed. $2.00
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: BLUE OX AB (Tom Craig, R. 1949). Sdlg # NIA. TMB, tall, M. Acropolis X C.G. White oncobred. AIS Color Class: BIL (light blue self). '76 CL: Light blue self. Court of Iris: "an almost leathery quality about the big lavender-blue flowers." Rainbow: "Large lilac-blue."Valette: "huge leathery smooth lavender-blue, pure TB." Craig, 1949. Notes: An OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS '49, p. 54; ASI '76, p. 20; Vallette, p. 175.

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Topic revision: r10 - 22 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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