■(JI) 'Geisha Gown'
, R. 1963) Seedling M1571. JI (double), 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Clear white veined deep rose-purple. From seedlings. Melrose 1965. Honorable Mention 1966.
| From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1965: GEISHA GOWN (Fred Mattocks) 36" double. Provocatively posed for our inspection are these large clean white flowers, distinctly etched with widely spaced deep rose purple penciling, which coalesces into a narrow margin of the same color around the bright yellow signal. All six broad and fluted petals are edged in silver. Style arms and petaloid stamens are bright purple; style crest picoteed white. $10.00
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