■(SIB) 'Ships Are Sailing'
'Ships are Sailing'
(Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks
, R. 1998). Seedling S92-19-1. SIB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light blue (RHS 97C) ground, darker bluebird blue (94B/C) shading and veining, light blue (97D) 1/8" edge; style arms pearly pale blue, darker midrib; falls darker bluebird blue (94A/B), deeper (93A) veining, light blue (97D) 1/8" edge; signal small, yellow gold with heavy deep blue violet veining; lightly ruffled. Seedling S86-8-1: ('Forrest McCord'
x 'Springs Brook'
) X seedling S89-23-4: (seedling S85-6-6: ('Star Cluster'
x 'Ruffled Velvet'
) x 'Isabelle'
). Joe Pye Weed 1998. Honorable Mention 2001
; Award of Merit 2003
; Morgan-Wood Medal 2007
| From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing SHIPS ARE SAILING - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S92-19-1), 35", M. This blue-violet bitone with quiet white signals combines mid and darker blue with light blue 1/8" rims which highlight the entire flower. Vigorous and floriferous. (Forrest McCord x Springs Brook) X ((Star Cluster x Ruffled Velvet) x Isabelle). $30.00. Joe Pye Weed's Garden.
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- SIB 'Ships Are Sailing' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 4-11, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 10 Aug 2017