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■(TB) 'Mystic Isle'

1972, Hooker

'Mystic Isle' (Lerton Hooker, R. 1970). Seedling# 7950. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Violet-blue (RHS 94B) to light blue (100C), fading with age, darker veining and lighter blush around cool white beard. 'Cross Country' X seedling# 4695: ('Celestial Snow' x 'Grace and Symmetry'). Tell 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing MYSTIC ISLE (Hooker) #7950. M. 34". (Cross Country x 4695: Celestial Snow x Grace and Symmetry: June Meredith x Fleeta) X 7B 7, involving Dolly Varden, Hi Time, Gloriole, Lipstick). Wide, ruffled, superbly formed wisteria violet self. Falls flaring, wide stylearms and a beard tipped cool white. Genes here for many colors, including tangerine-bearded blues and whites. Vigorous and healthy, but not a fast increaser. Net $25.00. Tell's Gardens.
 
 


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