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■(AB) 'Moonchild'

1955, Craig

'Moonchild' (Tom Craig, R. 1955) IB (hybrid), 22" (56 cm). Early bloom. Standards lavender to amethyst gray; falls same with mulberry-purple blended signal. 'Moon Goddess' x 'Ib-Mac'. Craig 1955. Honorable Mention 1959, Sass Award 1961, Sass Medal 1968.

NOTE: Also listed in IB web. 'Moonchild'. Registered IB hybrid, but considered an arilbred (AB(OB-)/ABM) by Aril Society International.

See below:

moonchild5.JPGmoonchild50.JPGMoonchild - Bates.jpgMoonchild - Groshong.jpgMoonchild 2IC.jpgMoonchild     Eaves.jpg


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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Moonchild_-_Bates.jpgjpg Moonchild_-_Bates.jpg manage 35 K 10 Jan 2013 - 21:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Dolores Bates
Moonchild_-_Groshong.jpgjpg Moonchild_-_Groshong.jpg manage 42 K 10 Jan 2013 - 21:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nancy Groshong
Moonchild_2IC.jpgjpg Moonchild_2IC.jpg manage 40 K 05 Mar 2013 - 19:11 BetsyHiggins Photo in Ivan Craig Garden
Moonchild_____Eaves.jpgjpg Moonchild_____Eaves.jpg manage 19 K 10 Jan 2013 - 21:20 BetsyHiggins Photo by Donald Eaves
moonchild5.JPGJPG moonchild5.JPG manage 181 K 11 Apr 2024 - 17:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
moonchild50.JPGJPG moonchild50.JPG manage 187 K 11 Apr 2024 - 17:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r8 - 11 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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