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■(TB) 'Summer Cloud'

1930, Kirkland

'Summer Cloud' (James Kirkland, R. 1928). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3L.

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References:

From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: SUMMER CLOUD (Kirkland 1931) M. 32". This is a seedling of Simonne Vaisserie and is appro priately named. It is, however, a vastly improved Simonne Vaisserie, which of itself, is a beautiful variety. S. pale blue which gradually change to a gray blue white, like a cloud in the summer sky. The falls are a real sky blue. The flower is large and well proportioned; stalk 38 inches tall and foliage abundant. The plant is a strong grower. When we saw' it in Dr. Kirkland’s garden we at once marked it for our own, when he should have a stock sufficient to allow it. S15.00.
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: SUMMER CLOUD (Kirk. 1931) M. 39 in. An exquisitely dainty flower in coloring though large and well formed. The rounded stands are blue-white, the falls clear sky blue. 50c.
 
From Iris City Gardens catalog, 1940: SUMMER CLOUD: Like a fleecy cloud against the bluest summer sky. Standards palest blue; Falls deep sky-blue. 32 in. 25¢.
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SummerCloudBHI.JPGJPG SummerCloudBHI.JPG manage 2 MB 01 Jan 2018 - 15:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SummerCloudBHI1.JPGJPG SummerCloudBHI1.JPG manage 82 K 01 Sep 2021 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
summercloud9.JPGJPG summercloud9.JPG manage 143 K 18 Jan 2022 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
summercloud90.JPGJPG summercloud90.JPG manage 141 K 18 Jan 2022 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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