■(MDB) 'Elf Esteem'
, R. 2015) Seedling S259A. MDB, 7.5" (19 cm). Midseason to late bloom and re-bloom. Standards green-white fading to white; style arms white, mid violet in heart; falls white, dark burgundy spot bisected by white wedge stripe from beard to edge, white rays over haft surrounded by olive-brown veins; beards mid lavender; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling 0262CR, 'It’s Not Over'
pollen parent, X 'Replicator
. 2015 Mid-America. Honorable Mention 2017
; Award of Merit 2019
; Caparne-Welch medal 2021
| From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2015: ELF ESTEEM (Black ‘15) MDB Midseason Late-rebloom 7.5” (19cm). Garden visitors love this showy little elf. Rapid increase. Clump covered in bloom. Sdlg. S259A: (involved seedlings x Forever Blue) X Replicator. $20.00.
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