'Purple Duet' ( Raymond G. Smith, R. 1965) Seedling# B 137AR. TB, height 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Dark violet self (Nickerson lOPB 3/10); self beard. Zurbrigg seedling. (Tell rose rebloom seedling x 'Western Hills') X 'Gibson Girl'. Smith 1966.
From AIS Bulletin #182 July 1966 Introducing PURPLE DUET (R. Smith 1965) Tell's rose sdlg. X GIBSON GIRL. Strong, clean, violet self; large, flaring, nicely formed, fertile. A fine rebloomer. $15.00. Raymond Smith.
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