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(TB) 'Love's Dawning'

1980, Blackley

'Love's Dawning' (Lyle Blackley, R. 1979). Seedling# 67-6C. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly laced pink, flushed silvery blue, giving clean pinkish mauve effect; tangerine beard tipped violet. ('Rosie O'Day' x ('Mary Randall' x 'Black Rose')) X 'Martinique'. Come N' Look Gardens 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing LOVE'S DAWNING (L. Blackley '80) 33 N, M. (Rosie O'Day x (Mary Randall x Black RoseĀ» X Martinique. Sib to Rippled Silver, but entirely different, being a clean mauve-pink, opening from orchid-colored buds. The clear pink ground is overlaid by a pale blue wash, giving a somewhat different mauve-pink effect, not in the least muddy. Good form with closed S. and flaring F., all lightly laced and set off by a tangerine bea.rd tipped violet. Two or three branches and sub-terminal, with 2 buds per socket. Good substance. A real love! $25.00. Come 'N' Look Gardens.

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