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(TB) 'Soft Sky'

1962, Abell

'Soft Sky' (Thornton Abell, R. 1961). Seedling# 57-37-1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early and midseason bloom. Light blue self; gentian blue beard.'High Azure' X 'Arabi Pasha'. Tell 1962. High Commendation 1961.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: SOFT SKY (Thornton Abell) Early-Midseason 35". (High Azure x Arabi Pasha) Beautifully tailored, flaring light blue self with beard of gentian blue shading to Uranium-green toward center where flower color deepens to cobalt. Won Seedling Cup and Exhibition Certificate with 16 votes as well as H. C. 1961. $30.00

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