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■(TB) 'Top Flight'

1953, Hall

'Top Flight' (David Hall, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep golden apricot. Seedling# 46-45 x seedling# 46-31. Cooley 1953. Honorable Mention 1953, Award of Merit 1955.

NOTE: Earlier registration by same name declared obsolete and name released by Mrs. H. L. Grant.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: TOP FLIGHT (D. Hall 1953) M. 34 in. (Hall pink lines). Described as a more deeply colored Temple Bells, this is a close approach to real orange through the pinks. A fiery orange red beard accents the color. Beautiful. A. M. 1955. 5.00.
 

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