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■(MTB) 'Desert Quail'

1959, Roberts

'Desert Quail' (Earl Roberts, R. 1958). MTB, height 17" (43 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards cream; falls white with tan-cream stitching, cream beard. 'Widget' X Welch seedling #444. Melrose 1959. Honorable Mention 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing: DESERT QUAIL (Earl Roberts) Miniature Tall (Table) 24". Much branched with neat flowers. Standards yellow, falls white edged yellow and faint plic markings. Net $3.00. Melrose Gardens.

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Topic revision: r9 - 24 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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