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(TB) 'Blue Mood'

1950, Whiting

'Blue Mood' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1948). Seedling# 4713. TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-B1D. 'Vatican Purple' x 'Beotie' x 'Huguette'. Grape fragrance. Maple Valley 1950.

Note: 1949 Checklist shows parentage as 'Vatican Purple' x 'The Raven'. Parentage in 1950 Maple Valley catalog shows 'Vatican Purple' x ('Beotie' x 'Huguette'); same seedling number.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1950: BLUE MOOD No. 4513 (VATICAN PURPLE X (BEOTIE X HUGUETTE)). M.La. 32 Inches. Deep blue purple self of great garden value. Hardy, vigorous and free blooming. $5.00.
From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1951: BLUE MOOD. Whiting 1950. No. 4513. (VATICAN PURPLE X (BEOTIE X HUGUETTE. Mid-season to late, 34 inches. Deep blue blended self, harmonious and dreamy but not somber in tone. The flowers are of heavy substance, wide and full, with well domed standards and nicely arched falls. The vigorous plants bloom freely and make a most effective garden clump. $3.50.

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Topic revision: r5 - 10 Apr 2018, Harloiris
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