( Joseph Ghio
, R. 1988). Seedling# 83-88N2. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason late bloom. Toasted watermelon, red shoulders on falls; red beard. Seedling# 81-104WW: (seedling# 78-221: (( 'Flareup'
x seedling# 73-122Z: ( 'Hi Top'
x (( 'Ponderosa'
x 'Travel On'
) x 'Peace Offering'
))) x seedling# 76-37F: ( 'Ballet In Orange'
x seedling# 73-122Z)) x seedling# 77-39H: (( 'Entourage'
) x ('Old Flame'
x 'Pink Angel'
))) X 'Originality'
. Bay View Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1992.
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| From Bay View Gardens catalog,1988: STRATAGEM, 40 inches, ML $35.00. Much anticipated since its debut during the San Jose National. A nearly impossible color to describe; it has been referred to as everything from melon-mauve to toasted watermelon. A new blending of copper, red, pink, blue and orange. Great formed blooms, with red shoulders and tangerine beards. Unbeatable branching and vigor, with up to 15 buds per stalk! No. 83-88N2:(((Flareup x 73-1222) x 76-37F: (Ballet in Orange x 73-1222)) x ((Entourage x Mandolin) x (Old Flame x Pink Angel)) X Originality.
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