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■(TB) 'Ruffled Surprise'

1981, Rudolph

'Ruffled Surprise' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1980). Seedling# 77-20. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early bloom. Standards purple at base, blending to light purple flushed yellow at top; falls antique white with wide chartreuse edge; lavender blue beard; heavily ruffled; light purple and yellow styles. Seedling# 73-39: (((seedling# 64-13 x seedling# 66-60) x Blocher seedling# 223) x 'Louise Watts') X 'Chartreuse Ruffles'. Klehm Nursery 1981. Honorable Mention 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #240 January 1981 Introducing RUFFLED SURPRISE-Sdlg. 77-20: 73-39 X Chartreuse Ruffles. TB, 32", E. Ruffled, upright standards are light purple at base, blending to yellow at top. Wide, round, flaring falls are offwhite with pale lavender veining and wide chartreuse-banded edge. Lavender-blue beards. The wide purple and yellow styles are heavily laced and ruffled. Ouite fragrant. Five branches with six or more buds. Plant habits are excellent and quite vigorous. Fertile both ways. HC'78. $25.00. Klehm Nursery.

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