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■(TB) 'Arabi Pasha'

1953, Anley

'Arabi Pasha' (Gwendolyn Anley, R. 1951). TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M, Cornflower-blue self, beard same. 'Mirette' X 'Blue Ensign'. Anley, Orpington, Tell, Wisley 1953. British Dykes Medal 1953.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1955: ARABI PASHA (G. Anley '53). M.-L. (Mirette: Blue Ensign x Windermere) x (Blue Ensign). A flaring deep cornflower blue with a blue-tipped beard. The flowers are tailored and smoothly finished yet the falls have a wave or dip in the very center giving it a jaunty appearance. Dykes Medal Award in England, 1953. 36 inches. $10.00

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