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(TB) 'River Queen'

1966, Framke

'River Queen' (Mabel Framke, R. 1966). Seedling# 63-49A-F. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Color Class-B4W, Standards milky lilac infused coppery blue; Falls milk-white tinted orchid. ('Galilee' x 'Salem') X 'Rehobeth' x ('Irma Melrose' x Sass 'Desert Flower', Ivory Petal seedling). Fleur de Lis 1966.

RIVER QUEEN (M. Framke '66) M.L. 36 in. (Galilee x Salem) x (((Rehobeth x ((Irma Melrose x Sass' Desert Flower, Ivory Petal Sdlg.))). A distinctly different blue, this is more in the reverse bicolor class than any other. It is very large and nicely formed with domed standards of Milky lilac faintly tinted coppery blue and has semiflaring falls of milky white with an infusion of orchid. A wide, full beard of orchidy Amethyst accents it unusual coloring. It is quite different and everyone seems to like it extremely well. No. 63-49A-F. Net 20.00. [Fleur De Lis Gardens, Canby, Oregon, Catalog, 1966]

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