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■(SIB) 'Welcome Return'

1981, McEwen

'Welcome Return' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1976) Seedling T1 72/131(10). SIB (2x28 chrom.). Early bloom and rebloom. Ruffled violet-blue (RHS 89D) self with yellow blaze, edged white; self stylearms. 68/78(RJ6): 'On And On' sibling X 'My Love'. Seaways Gardens 1981. Honorable Mention 1983.

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Photo from Edward VerpDetail of photo by Betsy Higgins


From AIS Bulletin #242 July 1981 Introducing WELCOME RETURN (T:72/131(10))-Tetraploid, 3O", VE-M. The progenitor of our line of tetraploid preferential rebloomers. Semi-flaring, ruffled, 5" flowers of medium blue-violet. At rebloom it is well branched with 4-5 buds. Total bloom period of 5 weeks. Excellent parent for rebloomers. Sib to On and On X My Love, colchicine treated. $30.00. Currier McEwen.

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WelcomeReturn-WEB.jpgjpg WelcomeReturn-WEB.jpg manage 63 K 24 Dec 2011 - 20:19 Main.jesseejames Photo from Edward Verp
WelcomeReturn16.jpgjpg WelcomeReturn16.jpg manage 49 K 12 Sep 2016 - 18:30 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r8 - 27 Jul 2018, BetsyHiggins
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