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■(TB) 'Buechley Giant'

1932, Buechley

'Buechley Giant' (E. M. Buechley, R. 1932) Tb. Midseason bloom. Blue. Buechley's Nurseries, Greenville, Ohio. Besecker 1932; Wasserman 1932; Katkamier 1939. Synonyms: Blue Giant, Buechley's Giant, Buechly's Giant. related links Novelty Iris.

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1936: Bueohley Giant. A simply huge.light lavender blue bicolor that has been described as a glorified Lord of June. One of the largest iris grown, and considered by at least one grower to be his best seller. Mid-season. 40-in. $1.00.
Buechley Giant: (B) (Buechley) 1. Very fine, tall, clear-toned blue. Color is not sacrificed to size. Both very outstanding. (Ia.) 2. Great size the only feature. (Ill.) (There seems to be a wide difference of opinion on this iris for it was rated as low as 66 by one judge, and as high as 94 by another.—R.S.S.)
Wayman, 1943: Buechley Giant—50 in. E. Immense brilliant blue. A beauty. 0.35c.
BUECHLEY GIANT. Self. B1L. Buechley 1932. Brief: Large; light haft and styles; S. pale lavender violet fading lighter; F. pleroma violet fading to pale mauve at edge; 4 ft. Details: A spreading flower; S. erect; F. drooping with flaring tips; beard projecting, orange tipt. Remarks: Might be described as a paler Titan.

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