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(TB) 'Colorcade'

1952, Tompkins

'Colorcade' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1952). TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-O5, Blend, copper-orange, rose and red, blue flush at center. 'Veishea' x 'Bronzed Copper'. Fleur de Lis 1952.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: COLORCADE (Tomp. 1952) M. l. 37 in. (Veishea x Bronzed Copper). Smoothlyblended tones of copper orange and rose red. The flowers are very nicely formed and smoothly tailored. Substance is heavy and the finish is sleek and leathery. A blue flush at the beard and a rich chocolate red touch at the hafts accents its beauty. A fine parent. 3.00.

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Topic revision: r7 - 19 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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