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■(TB) 'Big Game'

1953, Fay

'Big Game' (Orville Fay, R. 1953). Seedling# 50-06. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Deep-violet self Wilson 36). Fay seedling# 48-61: ('Snow Flurry' x 'Chivalry') x Fay seedling# 48-43: (seedling seedling# 44-44 blue x 'Chivalry'). Fay 1953. Honorable Mention 1954. Award of Merit 1958.

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From Fay Gardens catalog, 1957: BIG GAME. $12.50. No. 50-06-48-61 X 48-43. No. 48-61 Is Snow Flurry X Chivalry. No. 48-43 Is 44-44-Blue Seedling X Chivalry. A self of the deepest shade of violet (R.H.5. Color Chart}. The very straight 38-inch bloom stem, which usually has three huge flowers open at one time, has never required staking. There are three buds in each bud socket which produce from 12 to 15 flowers on each main bloom stem. This gives a very long season of bloom. It begins with the early bloomers, and at the end of the season is still blooming-the last flowers as large and beautiful as the first. H.M. 1954.

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