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(TB) 'Hush-A-Bye'

1955, Tompkins

'Hush-A-Bye' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1955). Seedling# 52-57. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to late bloom. Blended bicolor. Standards white, falls squill-blue over chartreuse. (('Shah Jehan' x 'Burning Bronze') x 'Lamplit Hour')) X 'New Era'. Fleur de Lis 1955.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: HUSH-A-BYE (Tompkins 1955) E. ML. 36 in. ((Shah Jehan X Burning Bronze) x Lamplit Hour) X New Era. A new amoena with exquisitely ruffled form, this has heavy substance and broad velvety looking petals. The standards are snowy white and the falls are a shade of Chartreuse blue. Cool and clean looking. 10.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: HUSH-A-BYE (Tompkins '55) EML-28". Ruffled amoena. Standards white; falls a delightful & artistic blend of chartreuse olive & lilac; beard bronze. Shah Jehan x Burning Bronze x Lamplit Hour X New Era. Regularly $2.00; on $10 order $1.80; on $25 order $1.70.

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Topic revision: r8 - 22 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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