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■(IB) 'Blue Boy'

1913, Foster

'Blue Boy' (Sir Michael Foster, 1913) IB. Early bloom. Color Code-B1M. I. aphylla x Unknown.

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: BLUE BOY - (Foster.) New. A vigorous free-flowering new hybrid. Coloring distinct. S. violet; F. velvety purplish-violet; beard blue; flowers medium. Eighteen inches. 75c.
From Adamgrove catalog, 1997: BLUE BOY (Foster, 1913) Mr. Foster had his tetraploids, too, and this is an important one. In the hands of Paul Cook, this variety led to SABLE and thereby to a host of other blacks. BLUE Boy itself is an unassuming deep blue-violet with almost matching beards, and not unattractive in its own right. I. aphylla derivative. $5.00
 


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Topic revision: r10 - 01 May 2018, TLaurin
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