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■(TB) 'Sapphire Tiara'

1977, Muhlestein

'Sapphire Tiara' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1976). Seedling# 283. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Pale blue-white self; sapphire blue beard. Seedling# 197B: ((('Tosca' x 'Sierra Skies') x ('Vanda' x 'Sierra Skies')) x (Mayberry seedling# M 62-45-2: 'Celestial Snow' x 'Arctic Flame')) X 'Azure Apogee'. Tell 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #226 Summer 1977 Introducing SAPPHIRE TIARA ((Tosca x Sierra Skies) x (Vanda x Sierra Skies) x (Celestial Snow x Artic Flame)) X Azure Apogee. #283, 38", M-VL. Pale blue-white self with sapphire blue beard. Not quite as wide as I'd like, but a very personable flower. Ordinarily no pollen, but will pod. Net $25.00. Tell's Gardens.

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