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(JI) 'Blue Lagoon'

1954, Marx

'Blue Lagoon' ( Walter Marx, R. 1955) JI (double), 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Near gentian blue self. 'Mrs. J. A. Hayden' X 'Nagao-zan'. Marx 1954.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: BLUE LAGOON (Marx 1954) Each 3.75 Clearest blue, a little deeper than sky blue, a rare and beautiful color seldom seen in iris Kaempferi. The tailored 8 inch flowers are smooth with no ruffling, come into bloom very early and continue for weeks on well branched 3 foot stems. A sister seedling of Reign of Glory.

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Topic revision: r5 - 16 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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