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■(JI) 'Exravagant Plumes'

1978, Maddocks

'Extravagant Plumes' (Frederick Maddocks, R. 1977) Seedling M65-36-2. JI (6-petal), 42" (107 cm), Early bloom. Wide, fuchsia-red border surrounding large, white, feather-like areas in center; inconspicuous soft yellow spears; white styles narrowly edged fuchsia-red; fluted. 'Leave Me Sighing' X Maddocks seedling. Melrose Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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Photo by Ensata GardensPhoto scanned from the 1978 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin


From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing EXTRAVAGANT PLUMES-6 petals. A colossus in fuchsia-red and white. $25.00 Net. Melrose Gardens.

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