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(TB) 'Sarpedon'

1907, Yeld

'Sarpedon' (George Yeld, 1907). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M. I. pallida x 'Dalmatica'.

Note: Not to be confused with AB 'Sarpedon' by John Taylor, 1970.

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From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: SARPEDON (Yeld). A very fine brilliant blue self, with extra large flowers.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: SARPEDON (Yeld 1914) 8.0. S. soft, bluish-violet; F. hyacinth-violet. Large flowers on tall, slender stems. 36 inches. 50 cts. each; $1.25 for 3.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1923: SARPEDON (Ycld) $2.00. This variety does not multiply very rapidly, but it undoubtedly deserves a place even if it is slow to increase.

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