■(AB) 'Smooth As Silk'
'Smooth As Silk'
OGB- (Mark Rogers
, R. 1978). Seedling 70-2-B. AB (1/2), 27-29" (69-74 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards purplish maroon, lightly veined; Falls deep rose maroon; dark V-shaped signal at end of brown-tipped beard, lighter area on each side of beard. (('Kalifa Kabul'
x 'Jallah Effendi'
) x 'Saracen Prince'
) X 'Habibi'
. Cordon Bleu Farms, 1979. [PP] Honorable Mention 1981.
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| From Cordon Bleu Farms catalog,1979: SMOOTH AS SILK (Mark Rogers '79) ½ arilbred. Nicely recurved smooth silken finished flower; lightly veined purplish maroon standards have very strong midrib. Falls are deep rose maroon with dark V shaped signal at end of wide brown tipped beard. Two well spaced branches and terminal. 4-5 buds. ((Kalifa Kabul x Jallah Effendi) x Saracen Prince) X Habibi. $20.00
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