■(SIB) 'Violet Joy'
( Currier McEwen
, R. 1980). Seedling T3 73/62(1). SIB (28 chrom. tet.), 27" (69 cm), Early midseason to midseason late bloom. Standards dark violet blue (RHS 89C); styles same; Falls darker (89A). scarcely visible 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 1980.
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| From AIS Bulletin #238 July 1980 Introducing VIOLETJOY (T373/62): Tetraploid. EM to L. A sister of Dear Dianne and worthy of its highly acclaimed sib but different. Six-inch flowers of rich blue-violet with almost no signal. Large standards and falls give an exceptionally round form. Superb paren.t $25.00. Currier McEwen.
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