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■(TB) 'Frontier Days'

1953, Tompkins

'Frontier Days' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Self of cardinal-carmine red. 'Manana' x 'Technicolor'. Fleur de Lis 1953.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: FRONTIER DAYS (Tompkins 1953) M. VL 38 in. (Bandit x Technicolor). This has very large flowers with broad petals and flaring form. The substance is extra heavy and the finish is sleek and glossy, giving great brilliance and much carrying power to the near cardinal red blooms. An excellent grower with strong, well branched stalks.10.00.
 

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frontierdays01.JPGJPG frontierdays01.JPG manage 433 K 15 May 2018 - 15:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r10 - 21 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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