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■(TB) 'Banjo Man'

1980, Hamblen

'Banjo Man' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1979). Seedling# H73-103E. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards greyed purple (near RHS 187A); falls same with large blue-violet (90B) area in center, brown (165A) hafts; greyed orange beard. Seedling# H69-8A: ('Touché' x 'Gala Madrid') X 'Gypsy Prince'. Mission Bell 1980. High Commendation 1979; Honorable Mention 1982.

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banjo01.jpgBanjo Man Hanblem 80.JPGbanjoman2.jpgbanjoman9.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing BANJO MAN. 34" (86 cm), M. Sultry dark purple standards, falls same with large blue-violet centers. Bronze beards. Lustrous, sparkling. Strong, well-branched stalks. (Touche x Gala Madrid) X Gypsy Prince. HC '79. #H73-103E. $25.00. Mission Bell.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Banjo_Man_Hanblem_80.JPGJPG Banjo_Man_Hanblem_80.JPG manage 70 K 01 Jan 2010 - 18:22 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
banjo01.jpgjpg banjo01.jpg manage 70 K 15 Jun 2015 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
banjoman2.jpgjpg banjoman2.jpg manage 78 K 04 Nov 2013 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
banjoman9.jpgjpg banjoman9.jpg manage 232 K 29 May 2022 - 01:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r16 - 29 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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