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■(TB) 'Metropolitan'

1978, Nelson

'Metropolitan' (Roger Nelson, R. 1974). Seedling# RN 71-12-4. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards ruffled and lightly laced mineral violet (RHS 840) with icy blue cast; falls ruffled imperial lilac (78B/C). 'Lightning Ridge' X 'Orchid Tapestry'. Mission Bell 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing METROPOLITAN (R. Nelson). M, 36". Ruffled, domed standards of soft lilac infused with blue; ruffled, flaring lilac-orchid falls; tangerine-orangebeards. HC '75. #RN 71-12-4. $25.00. Mission Bell.
 
 

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