Major Fred Stern, 1932/1933
GG eligible - endangered
TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S1L.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1938/39: ALINE (Stern 1934) A deep azure blue self of perfect form and finish. Rare and extremely beautiful. 34 in. $5.00.
From Marble Iris Gardens 1952 : “A gorgeous pure rich sky blue of uniform color throughout. It is unusual and an excellent grower. It has an enamel like lustre that sets it apart from other blues.”
Note: First Photo looks ‘washed out’. Color is normally darker.