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■(TB) 'Blue Chalice'

1970, Leavitt

'Blue Chalice' (Melvin Leavitt, R. 1967). Seedling# Ex 1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-B1D, Dark blue self. 'Bristol Gem' X 'Allegiance'. Palette 1970.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing BLUE CHALICE (Mel Leavitt '70). ML, 36". Sdlg. EX 1 (Bristol Gem X Allegiance). The flowers are as wide as any I've seen. If you are looking for a large, ruffled modern dark blue iris with dramatic appeal Blue Chalice is the answer. Very popular here and at Mel's garden. This plant will be widely grown. HC '68. $25.00. Palette Gardens.

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