■(LA) 'Strange Romance'
( Oren Campbell
, R. 1978). Seedling OC1. LA, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards dark red-purple (RHS 71A); Falls light red-purple (74); gold signal. 'Mrs. Ira Nelson'
X 'Ann Chowning'
. Campbell, Charjoy Gardens 1981.
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| From AIS Bulletin #240 January 1981 Introducing STRANGE ROMANCE (Campbell). LA. 36", E-M. 3-4 branches with 8-9 bud placements of 7" flowers, which are rosy lavender when fully open. Gold signal. Extra heavy substance enables it to withstand dashing rains and winds. This is a union of two great Mary Swords DeBaillon Awards winners. Strange Romance is producing some promising seedlings. Limited stock. $25.00. Co-introduced with Charjoy Gardens. Oren Campbell.
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