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■(SDB) 'Starry Eyed'

1975, Gatty

'Starry Eyed' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1974) Seedling C69-B. SDB, 14" (36 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white; falls columbine blue (M&P 42-G-10), narrow edge and hafts of white; creamy white beard. 'Bright Delight' X seedling A-1-A: (((('Azure Skies' x self) x Cook seedling 1546) x 'Blue Denim') x ('Dainty Delight' x 'Blue Denim')). Keppel 1975. Exhibition Certificate 1974; Honorable Mention 1976; Award of Merit 1979; Cook-Douglas Medal 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing STARRY EYED (Gatty) M, 14". Bright Delight X A-I-C: ((((Azure Skies x self) x Cook 1546) x Blue Denim) x (Dainty Delight x Blue Denim)). An amoena with pure white standards and columbine blue falls narrowly edged in white. The upright standards are ruffled; the horizontal falls roll upward on the edges toward the tips, giving an unusual "pointed" or "starry" look to the flower. Extremely vigorous and floriferous; three buds per stalk. EC '74. (#C69-B). $7.50. Keith Keppel.
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