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(IB) 'Chérubin'

1911, Vilmorin

'Chérubin' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, 1911) IB. Early bloom. Color Class-R7L.

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Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1910, Nouvelle série, Tome X, p. 328; 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 215; note: listed as introduced in 1902.
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47.
From Compos Altos catalog, 1929. CHERUBIN (Vilmorin). Pale lilac pink, falls veined darker. Inclined to bleach out in bright sunshine. 2½ft. Each 35¢.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: CHERUBIN — New. Semi-early. Immense flowers with all divisions very broad. S. pinkish heliotrope on white giving a general effect of pale pinkish heliotrope, with a golden sheen at base; F. white tinted and broadly veined deeper pinkish-heliotrope, base deeply veined vinous mauve. $1.25.
From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: CHERUBIM (Vilmorin) -This may be described as a pale edition of Her Majesty. The standards are very pale lilac, the falls are pale lilac, thinly veined with purple.


Listed in 1939 Check List as Cherubin but french spelling is Chérubin (translate= cherub); Cherubim.

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