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(TB) 'Blue Delight'

1941, Grant

'Blue Delight' (Dr. Henry Lee Grant, R. 1940)TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class B1M. 'Gloriole' x 'Shining Waters'. Grant, Fairmount 1941.

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From [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1941. Summer 1942-Spring 1943].. BLUE DELIGHT (Grant 1941) M. A cool wistaria blue self of flaring form and bluer tone than Shining Waters. The standards are arched and firmly domed with strong midrib of slightly deeper hue. The falls are very flaring and in perfect proportion to the standards. A cool white area in the throat accentuates the blueness of the flower. Beard white lightly tipped pale yellow. Tall and well branched, the flowers have a crisp firm finish and are evenly spaced on the strong vigorous stalks. A very blue flower and great garden value. R. 87 1941. 42 in. $5.00.

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