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■(TB) 'Candy Counter'

1967, Tompkins

'Candy Counter' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1967). TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Color Class O1P, Wintergreen pink self; creamy pink undertone; amber edge; red beard. ('Herald Angel' X 'Tantallon') X ('Herald Angel' x 'Apple Valley'). Fleur de Lis 1967.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1967: CANDY COUNTER (Tompkins 1967) M.VL. 38 in. (Herald Angel x Tantallon) x (Herald Angel x Apple Valley). Here's a new pink that is as luscious and mouth-watering as any of the confections that graced the shelves,-"so near and yet so glassily remote," of the never to be matched "Candy Counter" in the country store of our old home town. This is a fluffy creation of wintergreen pink over heavy whipped cream topped off with wide ruffled borders of amber toned taffy and sprinkled with golden flecks of maple sugar around rich maraschino red beards. Tall, with strong well branched stalks that carry many large flowers at once. A great favorite of ours, this seems to be equally well liked by visitors. Net $25.00

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