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■(SIB) 'Romantic Lady'

1984, McEwen

'Romantic Lady' (Currier McEwen, R. 1984) Seedling 75/52 (10). SIB (28 chrom. diploid), 35" (87.5 cm), Early midseason to late midseason bloom. Standards light violet blue (RHS 95D), with three lines of deep violet blue (93B); falls deep violet blue (93B) at base around signal, grading to light violet blue (92C) at sides and tip; only white tip of signal visible; heavily ruffled; very pale violet (92B) styles. 'Anniversary' X seedling 72/31 (5): (('Cambridge' x 'Blue Brilliant') x (( 'White Swirl' x 'Blue Brilliant') x 'Cambridge')). Seaways Gardens 1984.

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Photo from Earthheart Gardens 100 Years Poster taken by Dianne MoEwenPhoto scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection

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From AIS Bulletin #254 July 1984 Introducing ROMANTIC LADY-Diploid, 35", EM-LM. Nicely ruffled medium violet-blue with pale standards and styles. Nearest to amoena of any blue Siberian. Anniversary X ((Cambridge x Blue Brilliant) x ((White Swirl x Blue Brilliant) x Cambridge)). $25.00. Seaways Gardens.
 


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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-15
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Topic revision: r10 - 27 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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