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■(TB) 'Antarès'

1927, Vilmorin

'Antarès' (Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, R. 1927). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class Y5M. Certificate of Merit, S.N.H.F.

See below:


Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1926, 4e série, Tome XXVII, p. 200; Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1934, 6e série, Tome I, p. 140: Antarès (1920).
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, photo p. 533.
Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog: 1938, p. 6 - Note: year is 1926.
Wayman's catalog adds: 'yellow styles and beards'.
From the Vilmorin catalog: 80 cm. Late. Standards citron yellow shaded and dotted with ageratum violet; falls pure white, on the reverse citron clouded and spotted like the standards.
From Quality Gardens Catalog 1931: Enormous flower, Standards yellow gradually shading off and dotted with ageratum blue; falls pure white with lemon yellow reverse dotted with ageratum blue. 34", strong and vigerous. Very unique and beautiful. Entirely different from anything else. Slight fragrance. $1.25.

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SL733984.JPGJPG SL733984.JPG manage 656 K 21 May 2021 - 23:01 DaveinPA Early bloom of Antarès
Topic revision: r24 - 14 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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