, R. 1955). Seedling# 53-86. TB, height 34" (86 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Medium-blue self, white beard. 'Butterfly Blue'
X 'Bluebird Blue'
. Fay 1956. Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1958.
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| From Fay catalog, 1956: Galilee (1956) $20.00 No. 53-86- Butterfly Blue X Bluebird Blue. A medium blue self with a white beard. Galilee is a beautiful real blue Iris which does not fade. The flowers are large, round and full petaled with no haft marks, ana are carried on a low-branched strong straight stem 28 to 30 inches tall. It sets seed well, but has no pollen. A very strong plant with blue-green leaves. H.C. 1955.
| From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: GALILEE (Fay '56) M.L. 34 in. Butterfly Blue x Bluebird Blue. The new and sensational light blue. As blue in color as one could wish and with beautifully formed flowers of large size, heavy substance and smooth finish. Tops. A.M. 1958. 3.50.
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