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■(TB) 'Rich Raiment'

1949, Craig

'Rich Raiment' ( Tom Craig, 1949). TB. Midseason bloom, Color Class-W8D. ((( 'King Tut' x ( 'Bronze Beacon' x 'Sacramento')) x seedling# 2-21))): Mitchell seedling) x 'Madame Louis Aureau) x 'Tiffany' x 'Los Angeles'))). Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: RICH RAIMENT (Craig 1949) M. 38 in. (((King Tut) x (Bronze Beacon x Sacramento)) x (Mitchell sdlg.) x ((M. L. Aureau) x Tiffany x Los Angeles)}). A brilliant plicata of excellent form and very rich coloring with a "different" pattern. Ground is cream and the markings are a complete overall stippling done in red brown. A shimmering color effect. H. M. 1950. 2.00.
From Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957: RICH RAIMENT (Craig 1949). L 36 in. Often described as one of the newest of the "fancy" plicatas, with an over-all pattern so that it appears as a solid rich red-brown. The under color is creamy yellow-buff, completely threaded and dotted with a heavy pattern of deep burgundy-red-brown . H.M. 1950. Each $1.50; 3 for $3.75  

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