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(TB) 'Arctic Sunset'

1974, Olson

'Arctic Sunset' ( Marvin Olson, R. 1973). Seedling 69-29B. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Dawn pink (Wilson 523/2) self; brick red beard. ( 'Rippling Waters' x 'Gypsy Lullaby') X Benson 64-39: (( 'May Hall' x 'Lynn Hall') x ( 'Salmon Shell' x 'Pink Fulfillment')). Olson 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing ARCTIC SUNSET (Sdlg. 69-29B). TB, 37", Mid. ((Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby) X (Benson 64-39: May Hall x Lynn Hall)) X (Salmon Shell x Pink Fulfillment)). Very large Dawn Pink Self (Wilson 523/2). Brick red beard (Wilson 016/1). Wide overlapping standards and clean wide falls are lightly ruffled and semi-flared. Excellent branching on unusually heavy stalk carry eight to ten very large beautifully formed heavy substanced clean, smooth-textured blooms. Very sturdy growing habits with large deep green foliage. Has proven a good parent for vigorous seedlings, a trait needed in pink breeding. HC '72. $25.00. Marvin Olson.

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