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■(TB) 'Tropica'

1983, Ghio

'Tropica' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1982). Seedling# 78-154A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards orange; falls orange, red infusion around red beard. 'Financier' X seedling# 76-37F: ('Ballet In Orange' x seedling# 73-122Z: ('Hi Top' x (('Ponderosa' x 'Travel On') x 'Peace Offering'))). Bay View Gardens 1983.

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|From Bay View Gardens catalog,1983: TROPICA. 34 inches, mid to late season. $25.00. Oranges have been on the small side, but Tropica is large, very large indeed. Full formed with light lacy edges. Real orange with a red infusion around the red beard. This is the first of our red-orange line in the color class of the rose, Tropicana. Very vigorous and floriferous. Form is like its parent, Financier. No. 78-154A: (Financier X (76-37F: (Ballet in Orange x 73-1222)). |

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