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■(TB) 'Seaside'

1967, Brown

'Seaside' (Opal Brown, R. 1967). Seedling# 3-1C12. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1P,Light blue self (between flax blue 642/3 and bluebird blue (42/3); light yellow beard tipped blue. 'Winter Olympics' X 'Galilee'. Honorable Mention 1968, Judged Choice 1969, Award of Merit 1970. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1967.

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SEASIDE (0. Brown '67). The quality of this huge, very ruffled flax blue is paralleled with its WINTER OLYMPICS and GALILEE lineage. Again we have form of impeccable balance and symmetry and a variety whose tall, husky stalks guarantee much success as a landscape scene. Not as tested here or fully observed to date, but an iris with so much vigor and favorable indications thus far, I felt it must be mentioned. In my garden SEASIDE outclasses all blues for growth and rapid increase-A sure Award of Merit winner for Mrs. Tom Brown. Roger R. Nelson, “Your More Music Survey,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 197 (April 1970): 9.]
SEASIDE has all good qualities to match the loveliness of its light blue flowers. It is no wonder this one was one of three which won an AM for Opal Brown in 1970. [Mullin, Ron (1971). Irises I Like, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 12.]

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Seaside01.JPGJPG Seaside01.JPG manage 49 K 05 Dec 2014 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Seaside02.JPGJPG Seaside02.JPG manage 68 K 30 Aug 2021 - 18:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
seaside01.JPGJPG seaside01.JPG manage 282 K 25 Aug 2017 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
seaside1.jpgjpg seaside1.jpg manage 118 K 22 Apr 2016 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
seaside2.jpgjpg seaside2.jpg manage 130 K 22 Apr 2016 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
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