■(BB) 'Embroidery'

1970, Keppel

'Embroidery' ( Keith Keppel, R. 1970). Seedling #64-43K. BB, height 26" (66 cm), midseason bloom. White ground plicata stitched roslyn blue (M&P 44-I-12); blue-white beard tipped yellow. Seedling #61-49I: ( 'Happy Meeting' x 'Rococo') X seedling #61-48D: ( 'Full Circle' x 'Rococo'). Keppel 1971. Honorable Mention 1972; Award of Merit 1974; Knowlton Medal 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing EMBROIDERY (Keppel). M. 26". (Happy Meeting x Rococo) X (Full Circle x Rococo). The stitching on this chunky, ruffled flower is done in a clear shade of blue violet (roslyn blue, the color charts call it), and a precise stitching it is. Blue-white beards are tipped yellow, styles are violet. Thin well-branched stems. Has shown a definite tendency to bloom off-season in its home climate. HC in 1970. $15.00. Keith Keppel.

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