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■(TB) 'Lovely Fran'

1999, Weiler

'Lovely Fran' (John Weiler by Joan Roberts, R. 1999). Seedling# 88-135A-RE. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early thru late bloom. Standards light blue violet; falls white, edges stitched and stippled dark blue violet; beards yellow, blue violet at end; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Double Up' X seedling# 85-292-2: ('Avalon Bay' x 'Earl Of Essex'). Friendship 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing LOVELY FRAN (Weiler'99) Sdlg. 88-135A-RE. 36" (91 em)- EM- L & RE. This neglecta plicata has light blue-violet standards with white falls prominently stitched and stippled with dark blueviolet on the edges. Sturdy stalks produce 3-4 branches bearing 8-11 buds for a long bloom season. Dependable and abundant rebloom comes late in summer to autumn's end. Great vigor, rapidly producing clumps. RE in CA, MD, PA (zones 6,7,9). Avalon Bay X Earl of Essex. $35.00. Friendship Gardens.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LovelyFran02.JPGJPG LovelyFran02.JPG manage 86 K 29 Mar 2014 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LovelyFranBJI.JPGJPG LovelyFranBJI.JPG manage 96 K 23 Mar 2012 - 15:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
lovelyfran01.jpgjpg lovelyfran01.jpg manage 195 K 11 Dec 2019 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
lovelyfran2.jpgjpg lovelyfran2.jpg manage 42 K 10 May 2013 - 13:43 Main.TLaurin photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 11 Dec 2019, TLaurin
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