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■(SDB) 'Clay's Caper'

1976, Hager

'Clay's Caper' (Ben Hager by Melba Hamblen, selector, R. 1975). Seedling 74-2. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards near greyed purple (RHS 187D); Falls near greyed purple (185A) with suffusion of brighter red; violet beard. (('Red-Lilli' x 'Pogo') x 'Regards') X 'Cherry Garden'. Mission Bell 1976. Honorable Mention 1977; Award of Merit 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #221 April 1976 Introducing CLAY'S CAPER (Hager, selector, Hamblen). ML, 12". Wide petaled brilliant deep red with near matching beards. Domed, touching stds., flaring falls with satin velvet finish. ((Red Lilli x Pogo) x Regards) X Cherry Garden. #74-1. $7.50. Mission Bell.

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