(Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie
, R. 1927). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class Y5M. C.M. S.N.H.F.
| Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1926, 4e série, Tome XXVII, p. 200; Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1934, 6e série, Tome I, p. 140: Antarès (1920).
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, photo p. 533.
| Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog: 1938, p. 6 - Note: year is 1926.
| Wayman's catalog adds: 'yellow styles and beards'.
| From the Vilmorin catalog: 80 cm. Late. Standards citron yellow shaded and dotted with ageratum violet; falls pure white, on the reverse citron clouded and spotted like the standards.
| From Quality Gardens Catalog 1931: Enormous flower, Standards yellow gradually shading off and dotted with ageratum blue; falls pure white with lemon yellow reverse dotted with ageratum blue. 34", strong and vigerous. Very unique and beautiful. Entirely different from anything else. Slight fragrance. $1.25.
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