■(TB) 'Mary D'
, R. 1987). Seedling# H81-27A-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards smoky pink (RHS 70D) in cool weather (warm bright pink in hot weather); lacy violet-blue style crests edged violet-pink; falls violet-blue (92A), lightening toward beard, flash of deeper color extending from hafts toward edge of Standards; burnt orange beard with 1/2" blue tip. 'Sophistication'
X seedling# 79-111 M: ((('Touché'
x 'Misty Dawn'
sibling) x 'Sienna Star'
sibling) x (('New Rochelle'
). Mission Bell 1988.
| From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing MARY D 37", ML. Lustrous beauty in non-fading, smoky pink over violet-blue with showy blue-tipped orange-red beards. Ruffled impeccable form, smooth texture, heavy substance. Cupped closed standards, horizontally flaring falls. Strong well branched stalks; multiple buds. (Sib to Gift of Dreams). Sdlg. H81-27A-1. $30.00. Mission Bell.
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