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■(TB) 'Frere Andre'

2003, Bessette

'Frere Andre' (Elaine Bessette, R. 1996). Seedling# EWMBS-92-11. TB, height 33" (84 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards and style arms sea lavender violet (RHS 85D), darker midrib streak; falls medium violet (88B), lightly veined darker blue violet (89D); beards sea lavender violet, lemon yellow (13A) in throat; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Edith Wolford' X M. Byers "space age" seedling, parentage unknown. Aitken 2003. Honorable Mention 2006.

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From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing FRERE ANDRE (Elaine Bessette '03) TB, ML, RE, 33" (84 em) 8- 9 buds. Standards and style arms are sea lavender violet with darker midrib flush. Falls are medium blue violet. Beards match the standards. Reblooms from early August until freeze-up! Pod fertile. #EWMBS-92-11: (Edith Wolford X Byers "space age" sdlg.) $40.00. Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden.

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FrereAndreCT.jpgjpg FrereAndreCT.jpg manage 24 K 29 Oct 2011 - 18:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Frere_Andre_KWW.jpgjpg Frere_Andre_KWW.jpg manage 50 K 28 Jan 2017 - 19:58 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens, Vancouver, WA; AIS 2015 Convention
frere01.jpgjpg frere01.jpg manage 47 K 25 Apr 2015 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
frere02.JPGJPG frere02.JPG manage 237 K 12 Nov 2020 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
frere_andre_66.jpgjpg frere_andre_66.jpg manage 73 K 01 Dec 2010 - 22:07 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
frereandre1.JPGJPG frereandre1.JPG manage 215 K 28 Feb 2020 - 22:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r20 - 05 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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