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■(BB) 'Novella'

1983, Ghio

'Novella' ( Joseph Ghio, R. 1982). Seedling #77-121R. BB, 24" (61 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Cranberry with violet flash on falls; self beard. (( 'Dignitary' x ((( 'Eloquent' x ( 'Galilee' x 'Violet Hills')) x ( 'Frosted Starlight' x ( 'Spanish Peaks' x 'Black Satin')) x 'Nina's Delight' sibling)) x 'Wedding Vow')) x ( 'Sapphire Hills' x 'Dignitary')) X ( 'Waltzing Widow' x 'Intuition'). Bay View Gardens 1983.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog,1983: NOVELLA. 24 inches, Border Bearded, early to midseason. $15.00. A fresh crushed cranberry with a frosty cast; a cool, yet refreshing little one. Self beard with a violet flush in the falls. Compact formed and perfect branching. Small rhizomes in proportion to the height. A neat grower. No. 77-121R: ((Dignitary x (((Eloquent x (Galilee x Violet Hills)) x ((Frosted Starlight x (Spanish Peaks x Black Satin)) x Nina's Delight sib)) x Wedding Vow)) x (Sapphire Hills x Dignitary)) X (Waltzing Widow x Intuition

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Novella.jpgjpg Novella.jpg manage 44 K 06 Jan 2010 - 05:12 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
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Novella02.jpgjpg Novella02.jpg manage 77 K 01 Apr 2014 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Novella1.jpgjpg Novella1.jpg manage 50 K 26 Sep 2012 - 19:43 Main.TLaurin
Novella116.jpgjpg Novella116.jpg manage 24 K 02 Aug 2016 - 17:40 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
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