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(TB) 'Royal Raiment'

1955, Flory

'Royal Raiment' (Wilmer Flory, R. 1953). Seedling# 53-1. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-BV1, Blue-purple self. 'Danube Wave' x 'Chivalry'. Longfield 1955.

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From Longfield Irid Farm catalog, 1956: ROYAL RAIMENT (Flory 1955 ) (Seedling of Chivalry and Danube Wave). A rich, velvety dark blue purple self, very vigorous and floriferous that can take the wind and the rain in its stride. Superior to both its parents. $7.50.
From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: ROYAL RAIMENT {Flory '55) M.34". Here's a blue-purple beauty of large size and rich coloring, resulting from a cross of Danube Wave X Chivalry, whose luxuriant, profuse and prolonged blooming is bound to establish it in the long-time favorite class. Strong, wellbranched stalks that never go down in the heaviest rains. Vigorous and hardy. $5.00

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