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■(SPU) 'Essay'

1964, Hager

'Essay' ( Ben Hager, R. 1963) Seedling #S93B. SPU, 40" (102 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards mauve-violet; falls bronze undertone, lightly veined mauve-violet, short yellow signal. 'I. carthaliniae' X 'Morningtide'. Melrose 1964. Honorable Mention 1965.

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From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1964: ESSAY (Hager '64) 40" Early to Midseason (I. carthainiae x Murningtide). Medium sized flowers on branched stems have semi-erect mauve violet standards veined slightly deeper. The falls have a light bronze ground lightly veined mauve violet. Does not fade; small lance-shaped signal; pollen fertile. 10.00.

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