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■(IB) 'Turtledove'

1972, Moldovan

'Turtledove' (Steve Moldovan, R. 1969). Seedling #50-69. IB, Height 20" (51 cm), Color Class V4O, Early bloom season. Standards cream blue-gray blending to lavender-blue at base; falls beige-pink, smooth; lavender beard. 'Dove Wings' X 'Java Dove'. Moldovan 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing TURTLEDOVE (Moldovan 72) E. 20". Sdlg. 51-69 (Java Dove X Dove Wings). Remarkable! Well-formed, smooth blossom with domed stds. of creamy lavender, deepening at their base and clean falls of buff-pink. Beards are lavender on the outer half and tangerine within. Branched. Long blooming. Fertile both ways. HC 1971. $25.00. Moldovan's Gardens.

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