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(SPU) 'Dresden Blue'

1955, Nesmith

'Dresden Blue' (Elizabeth Nesmith, R. 1954) SPU, 42" (107 cm), Midseason bloom. Gentian blue (Wilson 42/2) and white, light yellow-flush around yellow signal. 'Blue Zephyr' X blue seedling. Fairmount 1955.

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From Fairmount Gardens, 1955: DRESDEN BLUE (Nesmith 1955) M. Attractively formed and lightly ruffled, this Spuria is one of the most lovely in the garden. The standards are light Gentian Blue (42/2) upright and firmly held. The falls are semi-recurving with an under color of white delicately veined with the same blue as the standards, and flushed with cream around the yellow signal. Styles white with mid-rib of Gentian Blue. Firmly textured flowers of great charm and refinement. 42 in. $10.00

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Topic revision: r8 - 06 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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