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■(AB) 'Scarab'

2017, Smith

'Scarab' (Marky Smith, R. 2015) Seedling# 11-16S. AB (OGB-), 25" (64 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards clematis violet (RHS 83A); style arm crests and midribs brown, pale cream sides; falls wide greyed red-violet band (greyer than 187B), centers green-cream veined darker red, center dividing line from small black-red spear signal at beard tip, ring of smoked dark red dashes under beard; beards dark brown; partially recurved; slight spicy fragrance. 'Hannah's Prayer' X 'Brash'. Aitken 2017.

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From Aitken's catalog, 2017: SCARAB (AB) (M. Smith '17) AB (OGB-) 26” (66 cm) EM. The sacred Egyptian seal for a royal addition to your garden, and very different from Afreet. Upright, royal purple standards; style crests and midribs brown with pale cream sides. Falls are rimmed with a wide red-violet edge, fall centers are greenish-cream, veined darker red. A brown spear centers the petal below a small black-red signal at the violet beard tip. Smoked dark red dashes form a ring under the dark golden-brown beard. Some recurve to the petals. Slight spicy fragrance. Seedling #11-16 S: (Hannah’s Prayer X Brash). SKU: 17AB107. $25.00.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
scarab01.jpgjpg scarab01.jpg manage 129 K 07 Mar 2017 - 04:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
scarab1.JPGJPG scarab1.JPG manage 434 K 15 May 2019 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
scarab2.JPGJPG scarab2.JPG manage 406 K 15 May 2019 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
scarab4.JPGJPG scarab4.JPG manage 727 K 17 Aug 2019 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
scarab9.JPGJPG scarab9.JPG manage 260 K 13 May 2023 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
scarab90.JPGJPG scarab90.JPG manage 123 K 13 May 2023 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 06 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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