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■(TB) 'Lurline'

1919, Bliss

'Lurline' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1M. 'Leonidas' x 'Queen Of May'.

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Awaiting original catalog description
From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: :LURLINE (Bliss, 1920). A Iilac-mauve Pallida of similar colouring to Rosalind, but the flowers are of finer form and the colour is quite distinct. Very early. Standards pale lilac-mauve, falls light reddish-mauve. A fine free-flowering variety. Ht., 3-4ft. 4-in.
 
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: LURLINE (Bliss). A variety similar to Dream but several shades darker. Color, rose-lilac. Darker in the falls than in the standards. It is undoubtedly an improvement upon Her Majesty. It is also somewhat similar in color to Paulina but larger. A very prolific bloomer; medium size flowers; height, 36 to 40 inches. $1.50.
 

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lurline01.jpgjpg lurline01.jpg manage 15 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
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lurline1-17.jpgjpg lurline1-17.jpg manage 104 K 13 Aug 2017 - 03:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
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Topic revision: r11 - 04 Sep 2017, Betsy881
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