■(TB) 'Joe Askins'
, R. 1977). Seedling# 71-27. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards russet with pale violet infusion; Falls medium violet, bordered brown, gold hafts; tangerine beard. ('Sunburst Duet'
x 'Reta Fry'
) X (('Ever And Ever'
x 'Hidden Gift'
) x ('Miss St. Louis'
x 'Reta Fry'
)). Bledsoe 1978.
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| From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing JOE ASKINS-Sdlg. 71-27. TB, 38", M-L. (Sugar Tree x (Ever and Ever x Hidden Gift» X (Miss St. Louis x Reta Fry). S. russet with pale violet infusion. F. medium violet, bordered in brown, with gold hafts and tangerine beard. Named for a good friend in Huntsville, Alabama, who first "found" it among my seedlings. A vigorous grower and a conversation piece in the garden. 7 buds. Net $25.00. Mrs. William Bledsoe.
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