■(TB) 'Regina Maria'
, R. 1951) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Wisteria-blue self. 'Azure Skies'
X 'Pierre Menard'
. Craig 1955. Honorable Mention 1955; Judges' Choice 1956; Award of Merit 1957.
| From AIS Bulletin #145, April 1957. REGINA MARIA (Pierre Menard x Azure Skies) Wisteria-blue self, large flower, nice ruffling on domed standards and flaring falls. Average branching, good stalk, heavy substance. Mid-season. 36 in.-$25. Hinkle.
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: REGINA MARIA (Hinkle '55) M-36". Sensation of the blues at Salt Lake Convention. A clump of this will draw a crowd in a hurry. A very smooth medium blue with broad heavy petals and heavy substance. Nicely branched. Elegance personified. Pollen of Regina Maria on Zara has yielded both Demetria & Helen Novak; reciprocal cross gave Intrigue. HM 55; AM 57. Azure Skies X Pierre Menard. Regularly $3.50; on $15 order 2 for $2.4S; on $25 order 3 for $1.7S.
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