VIKING (1920)

TB-M-B1M (Superseded? AIS Checklist 1939)

Princess Beatrice x Mme Chereau



Waiting for a positive ID.

Vigorous and of rapid increase, with glaucous foliage 20"[50cm]. Flowering stems 30"[75cm], nearly straight, 7 flowered, flowers stiff, well proportioned and medium size, rich lavender blue. Standards almost round, domed; falls hanging down; beard white, tipped lemon. (RHS Trials Wisley 1928)

 Pure violet-blue pallida similar to, but considerably deeper in colour than Suffren. And the individual flowers are larger. The habit of growth is exceedingly good, and it is very free flowering. 3' [90cm]. (1920+ Orpington1923)

Self, true lavender violet self, pallida habit 3' [90cm]. Standards arched, Falls drooping, haft finely reticulated maroon at edge. Clear colour, but not distinctive. (AIS Bulletin #12)