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(TB) 'Chansonette'

1948, Tompkins

'Chansonette' (Chet Tompkins; corrects parentage, R. 1948). Seedling# 47-50. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1, Orchid-pink self. 'Sierra Snow' X Sass seedling# 40-253: 'Snowking' x 'Happy Days'.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: CHANSONETTE (Tomp. 1948) M. 40 in. (Sierra Snow x Sib. to Alba Superba). A large and delightfully formed flower of rich orch1d with a faint touch of lemon at the throat. Strong, beautifully branched stalks. 1.00.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-02
  • Hybridizer should be "Chester Tompkins", Chet not until 1970's. -- PaulArcher - 26 Nov 2012
Topic revision: r10 - 19 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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