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■(TB) 'Bolero'

1957, Tompkins

'Bolero' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1957). TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y5D, Brilliant copper blend. (('Aria' x 'Defiance') x 'Rocket') X ('Rio Valley' x 'Glistening Copper'). Fleur de Lis 1957.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BOLERO (Tomp. '57) M.L. 39 in. ((Aria x Defiance) x Rocket)) x Rio Valley x Glistening Copper). Large, with very broad, rounded petals and lovely flaring form. A glistening copper with a smooth undertone of bright Henna red. A brownish beard and very clean haft adds to its beauty and we consider this one of the brightest we have ever grown. 2.50.
 

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Topic revision: r12 - 29 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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