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■(TB) 'Fifth Avenue'

1962, Hamblen

'Fifth Avenue' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1960). Seedling# H7-104A. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class V3, Violet bitone; apricot beard and hafts. Sibling to 'Valimar' X 'Glittering Amber'. Mission Bell 1962.

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From Mission Bell Gardens catalog, 1962: FIFTH AVENUE (Hamblen) No. H7-104A. Early to Late. 32 inches. Strikingly different violet bitone: standards campanula violet (37/2); falls amethyst violet (35/1); deep amber yellow hafts highlighted by a beard of marigold orange. Broad, ruffled, lacy petals; standards cupped, falls with a horizontal flare. Large blossoms of excellent substance, sturdy stems, good growing habits. (H53-27K: blue sib. to Valimar) X (Glittering Amber). HC '60. Net 25.00.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FIFTH AVENUE !\(Hamblen '62) E.L. 32 in. Blue Valimar sib x Glittering Amber. A vinaceous petunia purple with a broad haft of a much paler lavender offsetting the yellow shoulders and deep marigold orange beard. Flowers are large with erect, heavily ruffled, cupped standards and horizontal, fluted falls. H.C. 1960. NET 20.00.
 



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