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(LA) 'Bienville'

1958, Davis

'Bienville' ( Claude Davis, R. 1958). Seedling 52-1. Louisiana, 46" (117 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V3D, Standards mulberry-purple; Falls Cotinga purple, veined and darker at center. Parentage unknown. University Hills 1958.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1962: BIENVILLE (Davis 1958) M. A large 6% inch lavender flower with purple veining on the petals and a prominent yellow signal. It forms a beautiful clump and is hardy in our northern garden often with many blooms on tall branching stalks. 40 in. $3.00

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