■(BB) 'Margaret Beaufort'
( Lucy Burton
, R. 1993). Seedling #L86-BK-8. BB, 23" (58 cm). Midseason thru late bloom. Violet (near RHS 91A) with rosy tints, slightly darker texture veining; beards lemon, gold in throat. 'Louise Hopper
' X 'Miss Nellie'
. Burton 1994. Honorable Mention 1997.
| From AIS Bulletin #292 January 1994 Introducing MARGARET BEAUFORT (Sdlg. L86-BK-8). BB, 23" ML. Violet self often with rosy tints. Darker texture veining. Slightly flaring falls. Lemon beards, turning gold in throat. Easily podded, 5 buds. Crossed to its 5-budded sibling, it produced plants with 5 to 9 buds. Named for Lady Margaret Beaufort (mother of Henry VII) at the request of an English friend. She was a short lady, too. Louise Hopper X Miss Nellie. $20.00. Lucy Burton.
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