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(MDB) 'Royal Purple'

????, Bonnewitz

'Royal Purple' ( Leo Bonnewitz, ?). DB, 9" (23 cm). Early bloom. Color Class-B7D. Medium blue-violet self; cream-white beards. Parentage unknown.

Note: 1939 Check List shows listed by Bonnewitz 1920. Not to be confused with (TB) 'Royal Purple' (Perry, 1950).

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From Bonnewitz catalog 1920: ROYAL PURPLE. A handsome shade of crimson-purple in a very dwarf plant. 35 cts.; $3 a doz.
From Carl Starker catalog 1929: Royal Purple. 6-inch. A very dark purple self. 35c.
 

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Topic revision: r6 - 26 May 2019, Betsy881
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