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(BB) 'Black And Blue'

1958, Randolph

'Black And Blue' (Fitz Randolph, R. 1952). BB, height 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3. Bitone, deep blue and black-blue. 'Black Valor' X 'Black Forest'. Randolph 1958

NOTE: Registered height is out of class.

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From AIS Bulletin #138, July 1955. Introducing BLACK AND BLUE-A sprightly, dark colored Intermediate which blooms with midseason Tall Bearded varieties. The flaring, somewhat ruffled, very deep velvety purple falls are in striking contrast to the bright bluish purple standards. The blooms are nicely spaced and of medium size in pleasing proportion to the height of the sturdy 22-inch bloom stalks. (Purple seedling X Black Forest.) Stock limited. $20.00. Randolph.

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