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■(SIB) 'Halcyon Seas'

1972, McCord

'Halcyon Seas' (Forrest McCord, R. 1972). Seedling 6876. SIB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards deep blue; Falls same, shaded violet. 'Grand Junction' X 'Tycoon'. Bay View, Sierra Vista 1972. Honorable Mention 1973; Morgan Award 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing HALCYON SEAS (McCord). 36-40". (about 24" in Calif.) Stds. are deep blue; falls deep blue shaded violet. No particular advance in form or color, BUT it is a spectacular grower, increaser and bloomer in milder areas. One of the finest in the garden last year, with exceptional, showy clumps. Also tops in Santa Cruz-will be co-introduced with Joe Ghio. From the now famous Grand Junction by Tycoon. Fall shipment. $7.50 each. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.

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