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(MDB) 'Niobe'

1902, Caparne

‘Niobe’ (William J Caparne,1902). DB. Early bloom. Color Code-Y6M. Light yellow bitone. Parentage unknown.

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From Bonnewitz catalog 1920: NIOBE. Very deep, rich royal purple; splendid and very prolific; foliage 5 in.; blooms 6 in. 25 cts.; $1.50 a doz.
From Carl Starker catalog 1929: Niobe. 5-inch. This is a real beauty. Very dwarf; dark purple self; blue beard. One of the best blue blacks. 35c.

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Topic revision: r8 - 27 May 2019, Betsy881
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