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(TB) 'Fresco'

1957, Tompkins

'Fresco' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1957) TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason bloom. Burgundy or wine-ground phcata, gold markings. ('Consolation' x Craig seedling ('China Maid' x 'Tiffany') x 'Ebony Echo'. Fleur de Lis 1957.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FRESCO (Tamp. '57) M.L. 38 in. ((Consolation x (Tiffany x China Maid)) x Ebony Echo. A new plicata of large size with broad rounded petals. Ground color is light wine red that is brightened by a ruby infusion and a network of rich gold veins and stitched edge. A blackish sheen overlays the whole flower. 1.50.
 

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