(JI) 'Ardea Herodias'
, R. 1979) Sdlg. Alpha 1010/1001000. JI (3-petal), 47" (120 cm), Early bloom. Dark blue self. From T. Sakata seedlings. Paolucci/Conningham 1979.
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| From AIS Bulletin #234 Summer 1979 Introducing ARDEA HERODIAS (Paolucci & Conningham). Alpha 101011001000. T. Sakata seedling. Height 120 cm., bloom diameter 22.5 cm., 3 petals. Diploid. This deep blue beauty is one of the finest examples of the three-petal deep blues so beloved of the Japanese. Its stylearms are long, perfectly proportioned and positioned in accordance with the classic Japanese conventions for this type of I. ensata hybrid. $25.00. Paolucci/Conningham.
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