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■(TB) 'Sierra Skies'

1954, Schortman

'Sierra Skies' (William B. Schortman, R. 1952). Seedling# 46-1-A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium-blue self. 'Chivalry' x light blue seedling from 'Sierra Blue'. Tell 1954. High Commendation 1953, Honorable Mention 1954, Judge's Choice 1954, Judge's Choice 1955, Award of Merit 1956.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: SIERRA SKIES (Schartmann 1954) E. M. 38 in. (Santa Barbara x Sierra Blue) x Chivalry. A medium blue that is very close to true spectrum blue. Very fine as we saw it at last years convention. The stalks are tall, strong and well branched and the flowers are large and beautifully formed with heavy substance and fine finish. H. M. 1954. 15.00.
From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: SIERRA SKIES (Schortman '54) M.38". Has received high praise from expert judges especially for the quality of its near spectrum blue color. $12.00
 
From M. Oliver Flower Farm catalog, 1958: SIERRA SKIES (Schortmann '54) E.M. 38" A medium blue that is very close to spectrum blue. The stalks are tall, strong and well branched. The flowers are large and beautifully formed and have heavy substance, A. M '56. $8.00.
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SierraSkies2BHI16.JPGJPG SierraSkies2BHI16.JPG manage 126 K 05 Jan 2016 - 23:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SierraSkies3BHI16.JPGJPG SierraSkies3BHI16.JPG manage 132 K 05 Jan 2016 - 23:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 25 Aug 2022, DavePotemski
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