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(JI) 'Melpomène'

1905, Vilmorin

'Melpomène' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, 1905) JI. Double. Color Class-4.

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Revue Horticole, 1906, nouvelle série, Tome VI, p. 390.
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, catalogue général 1909, p. 164.
From Flowerfield Bulb Farm catalog 1945: MELPOMENE. Each 75c, Doz. $7.50. Soft blue double flowers of extra large size and fine substance. This is a late bloomer, like City of Dreams, and is of medium height, with the blooms well above the foliage.
 
From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: MELPOMENE. Each $1.00. Very early double veined type. Ground color is palest blue with dark veining. Deep purple standards.

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