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■(TB) 'China Flame'

1965, Framke

'China Flame' (Mabel Framke, R. 1965). TB, 44" (112 cm), Early to very late bloom. Color Class-V1P, Pale violet self. 'China Girl' X 'Amethyst Flame'. Fleur de Lis 1965.

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CHINA FLAME (Framke 1965) E. VL. 44 in. (China Girl x Amethyst Flame). A huge, beautifully formed, heavily ruffled flower of leather-like substance, very broad petals and huge, round, flatly flaring falls. A self between Misty Lilac and Wild Orchid, it has a gleaming silvery overtone that makes it shine out like a beacon. Tall, excellently branched stalks make it a real show stopper, both in the garden and for the show bench. Larger, more ruffled, more flaring and a bit brighter, this is somewhat reminiscent of Rippling Waters and needless to say Mrs. Framke will bloom quite a number of seedlings this year from it crossed both ways. No. 61-48 ….. $20.00. [Fleur de Lis catalog, 1965]
 

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