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■(TB) 'Fifty Grand'

1970, Gaskill

'Fifty Grand' (Ferris Gaskill, R. 1969). Seedling# 2666-10. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to late bloom. Color Class-R1P, Light red-pink self (RHS 38C); wide orange-red beard. 'Marilyn Johnson' X 'Esther Fay'. Greenbrier Farm 1970.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing FIFTY GRAND. Sdlg. 2666-10. TB. 34". E-M-L. Marilyn Johnson X Esther Fay. BRILLIANT RED-PINK SELF: FLAMING RED BEARD. Four or more branches plus terminal, with lower branches frequently rebranched. Abundance of buds; long season of bloom. Fine form and substance. From another suggestion of Orville Fay to incorporate the finest qualities of the pollen parent with the desired advance in color depth. Name suggested by Ruth Goodrick to mark our Fiftieth Anniversary. Fertile both ways. Led all classes in HC votes '69. $25.00. Greenbriar Farm.
 
 

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Topic revision: r12 - 12 Jun 2019, TLaurin
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