■(TB) 'Black Taffeta'
, R. 1953). TB, 28-30", Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deep-violet self (black-purple); beard and haft same. Purple based foliage at leaf base near rhizome (PBF). 'Black Forest'
x Muhlestein seedling# 47-33: ('Storm King'
). Tell 1954. HM 1955; JC 1956; AM 1957.
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| From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: BLACK TAFFETA (Songer 1954) M. L. 35 in. (Black Forest x Sib. to Night Life). An unusually rich, dark black purple self with a self colored beard. The form is excellent and it has broad, slightly ruffled petals and a glistening finish. One of the· best new blacks seen last year. H. M. 1955. 12.00.
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