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(TB) 'Suffren'

1919, Bliss

'Suffren' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Color Class-B1M. 'Princess Beatrice' x 'Mme Chéreau'.

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From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: SUFFREN (Bliss). A pale violet-blue self of Pallida type, similar to Drake but a bluer tone. This variety has very large flowers of good form borne on a close spike. The habit of growth is excellent, and it is very free-flowering; height, 3 ft. 4 ins.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: SUFFREN (Bliss). Blue self. The splendid quality in the petals gives a glossy effect. Late blooming. This variety is probably not superior to Wedgewood, but its color is distinctive. Height 36 inches. $3.00.

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