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■(TB) 'April Showers'

1954, Craig

'April Showers' (Tom Craig, R. 1954). TB, 45" (114 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class Y4, Bicolor (near fancy plicata), light yellow and white, beard yellow. 'Mariposa Mia' X (('Tiffany' x 'Los Angeles') x 'Belle Brunette') x 'Joseph's Mantle')). Craig 1954.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: APRIL SHOWERS (Craig '54) M, 38". A fancy plicata. Flowers large, frequently simply gigantic. Standards light yellow; falls silvery sunlight yellow, brushing of white & lilac in center. Shows double dose of re-blooming blood--Tiffany & Joseph's Mantle. Pollen parent of 2 of my '61 Autumn introductions. Fall Sunshine & Gold of Autumn. Regularly $1.50; on $10 order 95c; on $25 order 75c; 3 for $1.90; 10 for $5.70.
 

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Topic revision: r11 - 08 Jun 2020, TLaurin
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