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■(SIB) 'White Prelude'

1993, McEwen

'White Prelude' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1993). Seedling T(7)83/9. SIB (tet.), 36" (90 cm), Very early to early midseason late to very late bloom and rebloom. Standards white; Falls creamy white with fine yellow veins extending from yellow (RHS 12B) signal to edge; ruffled and crimped. 'Again' X (T275/4(8): ( 'Welcome Return' x 'Soft Blue' tet. sibling) x T(5)75/90(8): involving 'Fourfold White', 'Lavender Light', McGarvey pink seedling.). Eartheart, Seaways 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing WHITE PRELUDE-Tetraploid, 36", VE-VL & RE. The first white to bloom at Seaways and also one of the last. The 5-1/2" flowers have an open form contrasting nicely with the round compact Siberians so common today. Wide, ruffled and crimped falls. Very long bloom season. $35.00. Seaways, Eartheart.

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