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■(SPU) 'Neophyte'

1964, Hager

'Neophyte' ( Ben Hager, R. 1963) Seedling #S93A. SPU, 40" (102 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards strong violet-blue; falls cream-white undertone, veined blue-violet; small orange-yellow lance signal. I. carthaliniae X 'Morningtide'. Melrose 1964. Honorable Mention 1965.

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From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1964: NEOPHYTE (Hager '64) 40". Mid to Late Season (I. carthaHniae x Morningtide). Strong blue violet standards and cream falls veined violet. A blue that does not fade. Small signal and weH branched stems. Partially pod fertile. Good foliage that remains longer during the summer than most other varieties.

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