(SPU) 'Russet Flame'
( Eric Nies
, R. 1944) SPU. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-S4M. 'Bronzspur'
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| From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1948: RUSSET FLAME (Nies) A vigorous, free flowering Spuria of rich russet coloring which makes it especially useful as a cut flower. The under color is deep yellow the falls being heavily bordered with dar brown while the standards are washed to a brownish yellow. Heavy substance and good keeping quality make it valuable to florists and home gardeners. 3-1/2 feet. $4.00.
| From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: RUSSET FLAME (Nies 1943) Each 1.00; 3 for 2.50. The deep yellow ground is so heavily infused and washed with brown that the all-over effect is a rich dark brown. Vigorous grower and prolific bloomer. HM 1950.
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