■(TB) 'San Diego'

1929, Mohr-Mitchell

'San Diego' (William Mohr and Sydney B Mitchell, R. 1929). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Souv. De Mme Gaudichau' X 'El Capitan'. Salbach 1929; 1938; Bulletin of the AIS 37: 5 October 1930 illustrated; Orpington 1938; Peckham 1938; Honerable Mention AIS 1931; Bull. A.I.S. 42: 19 January 1932.

See below:

Pages from 216 1975 01 08 San Diego.jpgSanDiegoSG.jpg

References:

From Carl Salbach catalog, 1929: SAN DIEGO. This derivative of Gaudichau and El Capitan is identical in color with the former but by actual comparison is a great improvement in size, height, form and finish. By actual measurement made by Mr. Bonnewitz and Mr. Mitchell the flowers were 6 inches high and 7 inches wide, the broad falls being 3 inches wide compared with the 2 1/4 inches of those of Gaudichau. Stems 46 inches. Sold only in sets this year. If stock permits it will be offered in 1930 at $10.00
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