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(TB) 'Blue River'

1942, Milliken

'Blue River' (Carl S. Milliken, R. 1942) TB. Very early bloom. Color class-B1M. fragrant. 'Purissima' x 'Wistaria'. Milliken 1941.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1945: BLUE RIVER (Milliken) A uniform deep blue, one of the bluest, which is recommended for the milder climates where it blooms very early. With us here in Southern California it usually flowers throughout the winter. The flowers are of medium size, well-rounded form, and are carried on well branched stems. The fragrance is delightful. 21/2 feet. $1.00. 3 for $2.50.

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Topic revision: r4 - 06 Feb 2018, Betsy881
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