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■(TB) 'Azurite'

1960, Sass-Plough

'Azurite' ( Sass Brothers- Gordon Plough, R. 1959) Seedling. Sass seedling 53-6. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2V White ground with methyl-violet stitching, Moorish blue styles and crest. Sass 49-59 x 'Dancing Waters'. Eden Road 1960. Honorable Mention 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #158, July 1960. Introducing AZURITE (H. Sass) M. 34 in. (Sass No. 49-59 X Dancing Waters). Large white ground plicata, lightly stitched on borders and with slight dotting of Methyl Violet. The styles and crests are dark Moorish Blue giving a very unusual effect. Three branches and terminaI. Fertile both ways. $20.00. Eden Road.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: AZURITE (H. Sass '60) E.M. 34 in. (Piic No. 40-59 x Dancing Waters). Almost a pure white, this has a few minute specklings and sandings of blue around the throat. Its attraction is its rich blue style arms. H.M. 1961. 10.00.

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Azurite01.JPGJPG Azurite01.JPG manage 57 K 30 May 2015 - 18:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Azurite4kp2.JPGJPG Azurite4kp2.JPG manage 44 K 21 Dec 2012 - 21:34 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 4, 2012
AzuriteSass59.JPGJPG AzuriteSass59.JPG manage 70 K 06 Jun 2010 - 15:23 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
azurite1.JPGJPG azurite1.JPG manage 357 K 19 Sep 2020 - 14:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 19 Sep 2020, TLaurin
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