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(JI) 'Silken Parasol'

1956, Marx

'Silken Parasol' ( Walter Marx, R. 1956) Sdlg. 56-8. JI (double), 42" (107 cm), Early bloom. Silvery blue (near violine) self. 'Reign of Glory' X blue seedling. Marx 1956.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1958: SILKEN PARASOL (Marx 1956) Each $7.50. We rank this superb new iris as one of the very finest Marhigos we have developed, and our best and largest medium blue double. A most beautiful shade of silvery blue with delicate violet shadings on the margins. Full bodied flowers up to 9 inches across are produced in greatest profusion from the beginning to the end of the season. About 3½ feet.
 


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Topic revision: r6 - 17 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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