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■(AB) 'Asoka of Nepal'

1950, White

'Asoka Of Nepal' OGB ( Clarence G. White by Lena Lothrop, R. 1950).Seedling 34B-48-1. Oncobred OX 34" (86 cm). Early bloom. Lavender, olive ochre, purple blend. 'Joppa Parrot' x White B-46.

See below:
Asoka of Nepal - Higgins.jpgAsokaOfNepal01.jpgAsokaOfNepalJD.jpgAsokaOfNepalJD99.jpg


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: ASOKA OF NEPAL (C. G. White 1950) E. 30 in (From Oncobreds). A very large, full formed flower with broad round petals and heayy substance. A self of pale amber or buff with onco like fleckings of rich maroon. 3.50.
Other references: AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 32.


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AsokaOfNepal01.jpgjpg AsokaOfNepal01.jpg manage 63 K 17 Jul 2015 - 12:52 UnknownUser Photo by Ivan Craig-Tom Craig drawing for the cover of his 1951 catalog
AsokaOfNepalJD.jpgjpg AsokaOfNepalJD.jpg manage 58 K 26 Mar 2011 - 19:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joe Daugherty
AsokaOfNepalJD99.jpgjpg AsokaOfNepalJD99.jpg manage 72 K 15 Mar 2012 - 13:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joe Daugherty
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Topic revision: r22 - 17 Mar 2022, EdenSprings
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