Difference: TbAzureSkies (r12 vs. r11)

(TB) 'Azure Skies'

1943, Pattison

'Azure Skies' Mrs. Ida Pattison, R. 1943) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class -BlL. Standards and Falls light blue. 'Crystal Beauty' x 'Snowking'. Fairmount Iris Gardens 1943.

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AZURE SKIES (Pattison, 1943): Clear medium blue, fine substance, stands up days in hot sun. Calif. [“Varietal Comments” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 103, (October 1946): 60.]
AZURE SKIES (Pattison '43) was in beautiful bloom. It is one of the most delightful of the light blue iris, having wonderful substance, very ruffled and flaring form with wide petals, all of which with its purity of color, make it indeed one of the finest flowers in this wanted color." [David R. Kinnish, O. S. B., (Kansas), “In Kansas, Missouri and Illinois,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 107, “Iris Ramblings” (October 1947): 39-40.]

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