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■(SIB) 'Big Blue'

1968, McEwen

'Big Blue' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1968) Seedling 61/Cas 4-3. SIB, height 34" (86 cm). Early midseason to late midseason bloom. Color Class-BVlFcm, Standards RHS 89C; Falls 89B, medium sized white blaze; styles 89C. 'White Swirl' X unknown. Colchicine induced chimera. McEwen 1970.

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From AIS Bulletin #198 July 1970 Introducing BIG BLUE. 34". EM to L. A colchicine induced chimera from White Swirl. Very fertile with diploids; questionably with tetraploids. The 5" flowers have very wide (2-1/2") semiflaring, ruffled falls. All segments are rich blue (RHS 89 C). $20. Currier McEwen.

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BigBlue55422.jpgjpg BigBlue55422.jpg manage 71 K 24 Feb 2011 - 16:00 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
Big_Blue_1641.jpgjpg Big_Blue_1641.jpg manage 71 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:29 Main.mshadow Big Blue by Marilyn Campbell
bigblue4.jpgjpg bigblue4.jpg manage 39 K 28 Jul 2013 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
bigblue7928.jpgjpg bigblue7928.jpg manage 119 K 31 Jan 2012 - 15:03 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
Topic revision: r14 - 17 May 2018, Betsy881
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