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(TB) 'Dark Stranger'

1957, Branch

'Dark Stranger' (Charles Branch, R. 1957). Seedling 5619. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class V1D, Deep purple, falls deep black-purple. ('Black Forest' x 'Sable') X 'Sable Night'. Branch 1957. Honorable Mention 1960.

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From AIS Bulletin #157, April 1960. Introducing DARK STRANGER Sdlg #5619 (Black Forest x Sable) X Sable Night). DARK STRANGER is a larger flower of full rounded form. Standards are strong, closed and a very, very deep purple. The wide, clean-hafted falls flare moderately and are absolutely black with a sooty velvet texture. The beard is bright brown and contrasts nicely with the black falls. Branching is very good and the 7 or more buds are ideally placed. Ht. 32". Midseason H.C.1958. NET $20.00. Charles Branch.
 
 


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