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■(TB) 'Pianissimo'

1954, Zurbrigg

'Pianissimo' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, introducer for A. K. Edmison, R. 1953) Seedling# 51-1-LB. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale peach-pink; falls white with orange-peach band 1/4" wide; beard white at base, tipped peach-pink. Muhlestein seedling# 47-108 X Muhlestein seedling# 49-11. Avonbank 1954.

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From AIS Bulletin #133, April 1954. Introducing PIANISSIMO (Edmison)-As softly coloured as the namne inplies. Standards are pale peach-pink; falls are white with an orange-peach band around the edge 1/4" in width. Beard white tipped peach-pink. A new pattern and colour in a hardy plant with extra heavy stalks and foliage, and largest rhizomes. It is fertile both ways, giving a great opportunity for hybridizers. Needs a little more depth of colour and longer lasting qualities. (Muhlestein #47-108 x Muhlestein #49-11). $12.00. Avonbank 1954.

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TBPianissimoVL1965.JPGJPG TBPianissimoVL1965.JPG manage 50 K 25 Jun 2014 - 18:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin, Toronto 1965
pianissimo02.JPGJPG pianissimo02.JPG manage 288 K 25 Aug 2017 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Topic revision: r11 - 31 Mar 2018, Betsy881
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