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■(SDB) 'Sleepy Eyes'

1973, Roberts

'Sleepy Eyes' (Earl Roberts, R. 1970) Seedling# 70R37. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light purple, paling to smoky grey; falls greyish cream with tan-brown spot; beard violet blue. Seedling# 65R8BA: blue amoena sibling to 'Lenna M' X 'Blueberry Muffins'. Earl Roberts 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing SLEEPY EYES. SDB. 12". (65R8BA blue amoena sib to Lenna M X Blueberry Muffins). Because of its distinctly different color this was the hit of the garden during the DIS Tour in 1972. Domed standards are light purple paling to smoky gray. Wide falls are grayish cream with light brown spot. The flower is brilliantly accented with a huge violet-blue beard. HC '72. $7.50. Earl Roberts.

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