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■(TB) 'Adventure'

1941, Grant

'Adventure' (Dr. Henry Lee Grant, R. 1940). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y8M reverse. Probably from or by 'Mary Geddes'. Fairmount 1941. Honorable Mention 1943.

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ADVENTURE (Grant 1941) M. A delightful plicata of crushed raspberry and yellow tones with firm flowers well placed on strong sturdy stalks. The broad well domed standards are closely stitched and dotted with raspberry with the undercolor of yellow shining through on the very strong midrib. The nicely arched falls are cream blending to deeper yellow on the edge with deeper raspberry stitching each side of the thick chrome yellow beard. A distinctlve iris and a great addition to the plicata group. 40 in. $12.00. Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Summer 1942-Spring 1943.
Sold in the following catalogs: Fairmount 1942; Tell 1947.

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