Try this one
Dad discovered a
mixed clump this afternoon
which has a nice purple and an impressive white. I do the cataloging
does the planting. With our labeling system, row and position system
on every rhizome when dividing clumps this isn’t supposed to happen.
is the second clump to experience “migration” which I believe
happened when he was dividing and thinning last fall before back
I was out of town when he worked the garden so our double check system
The clump is
He brought in a sample of one of the occupants. The purple has a
slight red tone
for both falls and standards. I don’t know if it is a trait or a
but each fall has a slight crease centered the length of the fall over
mid-rib with an equally spaced darker purple vein running parallel and
from either side of the crease. The standards also have the crease
the darker veins. The color is mid range and certainly not as deep as
Challenger. The fall and standard edges are slightly ruffled on the
falls are also a bit deeply ruffled about a third of the way in from
There is some darker purple veining in the both falls and standards.
seems to have a blue base with a dusting of yellow. Deep in the throat
beard is a yellow-orange. Also deep in the throat, the falls have some
on white/very light lavender tint. You cannot see either the brown
the yellow-orange beard unless you come close to destroying the bloom.
I haven’t had
much luck finding
Expressions tonight and need to know if it is purple or white. Even a
one of the major gardens would be helpful. Any help greatly
appreciated. I go
out of town Wednesday morning but will check before I leave so he knows
stalks to label.