(W. R. Dykes
, R. 1924) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9D.
| Awaiting original catalog description
| From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: PEERLESS (Dykes 1924). A magnificent flower of enormous size and brilliant coloring, giving the effect of rich, glowing mahogany-red. S. broad and-erect, light reddish-violet; F. straight hanging, deep red-purple, with bronze reticulations at the haft; beard rich gold, so brilliant that it lights up the whole flower. Strong in growth and free flowering on well-branched stems. 36 inches. $35.00 each.
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