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■(BB) 'Blue Warbler'

1971, Tucker

'Blue Warbler' ( James Tucker, R. 1969). Seedling #511 Y. BB, height 25" (64 cm), Early, midseason and late bloom. Standards light blue with very heavy infusion on lower 2/3; falls light blue, veined; white beard. Seedling #24: (seedling #950B: ( 'South Pacific' x 'Muted Music') x 'Allegiance') X seedling #224B: (seedling #947: ( 'Wide World' x 'South Pacific') x 'Allegiance'). Southern Meadows 1971. Honorable Mention 1972, Judges Choice 1972, 1973, Award of Merit 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing BLUE WARBLER (Tucker '71). 25". BORDER. EML. Involved parentage given on request. A tremendous step forward for a reverse bitone. Standards twice as dark as any seen. Falls a light blue. 8-11 buds. A fine garden iris. Fertile both ways. HC '70. $30.00. Southern Meadows Garden.

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