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(TB) 'Cordon Bleu'

1921, Sturtevant

'Cordon Bleu' (Grace Sturtevant, 1929[1921]) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Sambucina' x 'Isola'. Synonym: Cordun Bleu. Variety superseded.

Nursery listings: Glen Road (Sturtevant) 1921; Treholme (Sheets) 1928; Wassenberg 1932[Cordun Bleu]; Katkamier 1939.

Additional nurseries not listed: Glen Road (Sturtevant) 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928.

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From Glen Road iris Gardens catalog, 1921: CORDON BLEU (Sturtevant) — An unusually deep blue-toned (Pleroma) Violet self with smooth, spreading falls; of rich effect in the garden. 32 in. $ .75.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 175). The American Iris Society.

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