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■(TB) 'Avalon Bay'

1974, Hamner

'Avalon Bay' (Bernard Hamner, R. 1973) Seedling 70-6. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Bluebird blue self (bluer than RHS 94B); ruffled Falls; yellow beard tipped blue. 'Babbling Brook' X 'Pop O Sha'. Hamner 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing AVALON BAY: TB, 34-36", M. Beautiful bluebird blue self. Strong upright S; broadly ruffled F. plus excellent branching. Much admired in the 1973 selected seedling bed. Has rebloomed in So. California convention gardens. Named for the clear deep blue Pacific waters of this popular Catalina Island resort. Babbling Brook X Pop 0 Sha. Limited stock. $25.00. Hamner's Iris Garden.

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AvalonBay_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg AvalonBay_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 29 Apr 2010 - 20:44 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
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Topic revision: r14 - 23 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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