IB M B3M
Blue-violet bitone, with golden beards.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1930: ANDROMEDE (Vilmorin 1926. C.M., S.N.H.F. 1926) E.90, G.88, M. S., 38″. S. bright coppery-violet; F. bright violet-purple. A very large flower of fine form and good substance on well-branched stalks.
From Robert Wayman’s catalog of 1932: “28 inches. Early. A recent French introduction and a very fine flower of brilliant violet coloring.”
Note: Andromède hit the North American stage in 1929. It was simultaneously released in Canada by McDonald & Sons of Ottawa; and in the USA by the Schreiners, then of St. Paul, Minnesota.
CM SNHF 1926.