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(TB) 'Starlit Hour'

1955, Tompkins

'Starlit Hour' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1955). Seedling# 5133. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early late season bloom. Plicata, pale lilac with violet markings. 'Madame Louis Aureau' x 'Blue Shimmer') x 'Captivation'. Fleur de Lis 1955.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: STARLIT HOUR (Tompkins 1955) E. L. 38 in. (Mme. Louis Aureau x Blue Shimmer) x Captivation. A large, semi-flaring flower with broad, round, delicately ruffled petals. The color is a clear aniline lilac with plicata markings in rich violet in a broad stitched band around the standards and falls. Different and very lovely. 7.50.

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Topic revision: r7 - 26 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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