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■(SPU) 'Imperial Ruby'

1977, McCown

'Imperial Ruby' ( Eleanor McCown, R. 1973) Seedling #70-5. SPU, 48" (122 cm). Midseason bloom. Deep purple-red (Nickerson 7.5RP) self; small yellow signal. 'Dark And Handsome' X 'Imperial Burgundy'. Cordon Bleu 1977. Honorable Mention 1978, Nies Award 1981.

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From Cordon Bleu Farms catalog, 1977: IMPERIAL RUBY (Eleanor McCown 1977) Well spaced blossoms of brilliant ruby red with a plush, velvet appearance. As many as five open at one time. The cover girl of our catalog. Dark and Handsome X Imperial Burgundy. $25.00

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Imperial_Ruby-_Niswonger_long_view.jpgjpg Imperial_Ruby-_Niswonger_long_view.jpg manage 38 K 28 May 2011 - 15:32 UnknownUser Niswonger photo
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