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■(TB) 'Blue Charmer'

1972, Rudolph

'Blue Charmer' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1972). Seedling# 68-49. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Violet-blue (RHS 89C) self, ruffled Falls; orange beard tipped blue. 'Ellen Manor' X seedling# 63-31: (('Galilee' x seedling# 59-59) x ('Galilee' x seedling# 59-59)). Rudolph 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing BLUE CHARMER (Rudolph '72) $25.00. No. 68-49 (Ellen Manor x 63-61): Midseason. 30". Violet-blue self. (RHS 89C). Flowers are very ruffled with perfect form and substance. Flaring falls with blue-tipped orange beard. Three well-spaced branches with seven buds. Very fragrant. Very vigorous plant and fertile both ways. Lakelawn Gardens.
BLUE CHARMER (Rudolph, 1972), was much bluer in Virginia than we bloom it; ours has quite a bit of violet undertones. The branching is the thing with this one-can't wait to see somebody come to show with this one with three open. The heavy ruffling accents the pleasing form. [Dyer, Perry. “Roanoke 1974, and Points West.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society. 221 (July 1974): 30.]

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