Walter Marx 1949/1949
GG eligible - protected
AB, TMB, tall. Midseason to late bloom. Plumbago blue. ‘William Mohr’ X ‘Orloff’. Marx, 1949
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: BLUMOHR (Marx 1949) Each 5.00. A rare Wm. Mohr x Orloff hybrid. This distinct color break resulting from such a cross in itself is most extraordinary. The color is purest lavender blue, near Plumbago blue, according to the Dictionary of Color, with no veinirg whatsoever even on the hafts. The large rounded flowers possess exceptional texture and substance and actually remain in perfect condition 3 to 4 days in the garden under adverse weather conditions. Branching fair. Height 36 inches. Midseason. HM AIS 1949, AM 1952.