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■(TB) 'Chuck Waltermire'

1985, Waltermire

'Chuck Waltermire' (Chris Waltermire, R. 1984). Seedling# CW 79-1. TB, 30-31" (76-79 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled full violet blue; bronze beard tipped violet; slight sweet fragrance. 'Full Tide' X 'Five Star Admiral'. Contemporary Gardens 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing CHUCK WALTERMIRE (Chrts Waltermire) TB, 31", M. Continuing in the quest for the finest full blue available, this seedling has consistently proven itself worthy to be named by Chris for her late husband. A full true violet-blue with moderate ruffling, precise but simply applied. Beards are bronze tipped violet. Satin sheen adds to the overall harmony and elegance of the blossoms. Superb branching with 3 well-spaced branches carrying 7-8 buds. SUght sweet fragrance. Healthy, husky p[ant habits and vigor. As was the man for whom iris named, this introduction is very speciaL Sdig. CW79-1: Full Tide X Five Star Admiral. 2 EC's 1984; HC 1984. $25.00. Contemporary Gardens.

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