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■(TB) 'Prairie Skies'

1968, Marsh

'Prairie Skies' (James Marsh, R. 1968). Seedling# 65-33. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-BlP, Pale blue self (Wilson 43/4); very ruffled. 'Galilee' seedling# 61-30 X 'Ellen Manor'. Marsh 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #189, April 1968 Introducing PRAIRIE SKIES (Marsh 1968) M. 34". Seedling 65-33. GALILEE seedling 61-30 X ELLEN MANOR. This new giant has excellent form and substance with arched and very ruffled standards that are closed. The falls are wide and flaring to a 45° angle with very heavy ruffling all around and onto the wide clean haft. The huge sky blue flowers are self (Wilson 43/2) which do not fade. Branching is good with up to nine huge flowers to a stalk. The plant is rugged and a good increaser, with healthy bluegreen foliage. Fertile both ways. HC '67. $25.00 each; $45.00 for two; three or more $20.00 each. James Marsh.

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