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(TB) 'Blue Ballad'

1963, Branch

'Blue Ballad' (Charles Branch, R. 1962). Seedling# 5932. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-B1M, Medium blue self. 'Airy Charm' X C. Benson seedling# 56-6B. Soo-Preme 1963.

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. Introducing BLUE BALLAD (Sdlg. 5932, Dr. Branch). ML, 35". This excellent iris has large, beautifully ruffled flowers of near true medium blue, with a sparkling sheen and jaunty flare, very wide hafts. A worthy companion to Cross Country in a darker tone of blue, branching A-I. (Airy Charm X C. Benson's 56-6R) sister sdlg. to Henry Shaw. Net $25.00. Soo-Preme Gardens.

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