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■(JI) 'World's Delight'

1953, Marx

'World's Delight' ( Walter Marx, R. 1951) JI (double), 40" (102 cm), Early midseason bloom. Self of light orchid-pink. 'Mata Hari' X 'Karahashi'. Marx 1953.

From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: WORLD'S DELIGHT (Marx 1953) Each 5.00. In the pink class World's Delight represents a marked improvement over such varieties as Light-in-the-Opal, Norma, Pink Pearl and the like. The color is uniform light orchid pink without a trace of the blue zone characteristic to most of the older pinkish varieties. Even the styles are shaded pink and the yellow spears are of minimum size. Three to four double 7 inch flowers on 40 inch stems are produced from early to midseason.

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