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(MDB) 'Beauty Spot'

1947, Marx

'Beauty Spot' (Walter Marx, R. 1947). AB, DMB, height 8" (20 cm), Late bloom. Dark red-violet self; beards same. Red dwarf bearded X 'Hermione' (regeliacyclus). Marx 1947. Honorable Mention 1949; Caparne Award 1953.

Also listed in AB web: 'Beauty Spot'.

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: BEAUTY SPOT (Marx 1947). Each 1.50. Large flowers of distinctive color. Glowing plum purple. Unique form something like the regelia species. H .M., A.l.S. 1949, Caparne Award 1953. 8 inches. Dwarf oncobred.
From Melrose Gardens catalog 1968: BEAUTY SPOT (Marx) Deep red purple showing its aril background distinctly in the shape of the falls and the darkening of the color around the beard. 1.00.

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