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■(TB) 'Bluebird Blue'

1953, Fay

'Bluebird Blue' (Orville Fay, R. 1952) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Self, medium violet-blue (Wilson 042). 'Helen McGregor' X 'Cahokia'. Fay 1953. Honorable Mention 1954; Award of Merit, RHS, 1958.

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From Fay catalog, 1956: Bluebird Blue 56.00 (1953) No. 49-28- Helen McGregor X Cahokia. Large, full, round and tailored flowers of the clearest shade of medium blue. Does not fade. Beard white tipped lemon. Well branched 36-inch bloom stem. Very nice plants; have withstood 25 degrees below zero without damage. Mid-season. H.C.1950; H M. 1954.

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BlueValleyBHI1.JPGJPG BlueValleyBHI1.JPG manage 76 K 11 Aug 2021 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BluebirdBlue01.JPGJPG BluebirdBlue01.JPG manage 94 K 20 Nov 2014 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Bluebird_Blue.JPGJPG Bluebird_Blue.JPG manage 39 K 31 Jan 2011 - 06:07 IrisP  
bluebirdblue1.JPGJPG bluebirdblue1.JPG manage 52 K 24 Apr 2020 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1959 Walter Marx Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 11 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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