Midnight Blues


From its maiden bloom, the blue eye intrigued us.  Sometimes this cultivar breaks into a pattern, and at other times the dark blue eye is solid.  Parents include a NOID with a dark blue eye.  The NOID was sent to us as Memphis, but clearly was as far from being H. Memphis as one could get.  MB is a TET, SE, Early bloomer.  It is one of the first flowers we see in our garden.  The blooms are 5 inch and the scapes are around 24, so it is a front of the bed/border plant.  When it throws the pattern, it is a show-stopper.