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■(SIB) 'Dear Dianne'

1979, McEwen

'Dear Dianne' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1979). Seedling T3 73/62(2). SIB (tetraploid), 27" (69 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium dark blue-violet (RHS 89B) with distinct narrow silver edge on Falls; white signal. T2 70/48(3): (('White Swirl' x 'Violet Flare') x ('Blue Brilliant' x unknown)) X T1 68/9(1): ('White Swirl' x 'Polly Dodge'). McEwen 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #234 Summer 1979 Introducing DEAR DIANNE (T3 73/62®): Tetraploid, 27", M. Our finest Siberian to date. Flowers 6" with 2-1/2", flaring falls. Velvety, dark blue-violet with narrow white edge around falls. Well branched and budded. From seedlings involving White Swirl, Violet Flare, Blue Brilliant and Polly Dodg. $30.00. Currier McEwen.

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2009_SIB_DearDianne.jpgjpg 2009_SIB_DearDianne.jpg manage 43 K 13 Jun 2010 - 03:48 Main.wilsonjh Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
DearDianne01.jpgjpg DearDianne01.jpg manage 105 K 26 Apr 2015 - 12:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
DearDianne2.jpgjpg DearDianne2.jpg manage 31 K 28 Jul 2013 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
DearDianne216.jpgjpg DearDianne216.jpg manage 13 K 19 Aug 2016 - 19:29 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r13 - 17 Jul 2018, Betsy881
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