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■(SIB) 'Blue Wilson'

1972, McGarvey

'Blue Wilson' ( William McGarvey, R. 1972) Seedling 68. I. wilsonii hybrid clone 1. SIB, 52" (132 cm). Late bloom. Standards light blue (Munsell 2.5PB 7/7); Falls same with some white at base. 65 wilsonii hybrid cl-1: ( I. wilsonii from Presby x 62 wilsonii hybrid cl-l) X sibling to 65. Old Brook 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionDetail of Harder photo

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing BLUE WILSON (1972) 52". This is a hybrid plant from I. Wilsonii and other 40 chromosome Siberian species. It is tall and stays standing while floating a cloud of soft blue above its excellent foliage. This plant has all of the grace and charm that one can hope for in a garden subject. Its flowers are the bluest blue of any grown by Professor McGarvey. Requires moist but not wet soil. $35.00 net. Old Brook Gardens.
 

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-14
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