■(TB) 'Velvet Flame'
, R. 1977). Seedling# D 82-1. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark wine-red (M&P 55-E-7), blended liver brown (7-H-9) on claw; falls tapestry red (7-J-5), red-violet (54-J-10) in center, brown (7-H-10) on hafts; bronze-yellow beard. 'Red Planet'
X ( 'Swahili'
x 'War Lord'
). Keppel 1978.
| From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing VELVET FLAME (Gatty '78). M, 32". Lightly waved and ruffled maroon wine. Falls deeper, blended tapestry red with a blue-violet infusion, plus warm brown undertoning at the hafts. (Red Planet X (Swahili x Warlord)). #D82-1. $20.00. Keith Keppel.
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