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■(TB) 'Mary D'

1988, Hamblen

'Mary D' (Melba Hamblen, 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.

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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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Topic revision: r12 - 02 Mar 2019, TLaurin
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