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■(MDB) 'Azurea'

1881, unknown

'Azurea' (Origin unknown). DB, height 5" (13 cm). Very early bloom. Slightly grayed light blue bitone; creamy white beards; obvious stems. Probable natural hybrid between I. lutescens and I. pumila . High Commendation (Royal Horticultural Society) 1927.

Note: Listed in A.I.S. 1939 check list with the synonym 'Pumila Azurea'. First listed by Clibran (England) 1881.

See below:

Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate BrewittAzurea edited-1

References:

From Meadow Mountain Bulb farm catalog 1931: AZUREA. An exquisite bright sky-blue; very early, the first of all to bloom. 6 to 8 ins. 3 for 75c; 10 for $2.00, 100 for $17.50.
 
 
 

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-- RobertPries - 2009-10-26
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