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■(TB) 'Little Stranger'

1971, Obermeyer

'Little Stranger' (Anna Obermeyer, R. 1970). TB, 33-34" (84-86 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards white; Falls lavender, upper part white with purple stripes; white beard tipped orange. Unknown parentage. Obermeyer 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #210 July 1973 Introducing LITTLE STRANGER (Obermeyer '71). TB. 28-34". Closed white standards touched yellow inside. Light lavender falls, haft white, purple stripes, yellow beard. Threebudded straight stalk. Flower small so named LITTLE STRANGER. Parentage unknown. Customers report seed pods some places and rebloom two, three, four and five times in Indiana and Illinois. In New Jersey seventeen weeks of bloom, with no feeding or watering. Won a ribbon in Trenton, N.J. show. Might breed more rebloomers. $22.50 plus $1.50 air mail. Does best in large clumps, and does not like to be disturbed. Leave it in a clump until clump is too large, and then in dividing, cut into three or four rhizome clumps. Anna Obermeyer.
 
 


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