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■(TB) 'Close Shave'

1995, Meek

'Close Shave' (Duane Meek, R. 1995). Seedling# R17-1-8. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason late bloom. Standards pale pink; falls ivory, edged pink; beard missing, pink ridge; heavily ruffled, laced, styles fringed. 'Sweet Revenge' X 'Sue Ellen'. D. & J. Gardens 1995. Honorable Mention 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #297 April 1995 Introducing CLOSE SHAVE (D. Meek) TB, ML, 34". Perfectly formed very pale pink standards. Falls ivory with pale pink edges. NO BEARD!, only a slight pink ridge where one should be. Fringed styles give a deep inner glow. All petals exquisitely ruffled and laced; good substance. 3-4 br. + terminal, 8-9 buds. Sweet Revenge X Sue Ellen. #R17-1-B. $35.00. D&J Gardens.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Close-ShaveCT.jpgjpg Close-ShaveCT.jpg manage 39 K 28 Oct 2011 - 20:41 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
CloseShaveBJ.JPGJPG CloseShaveBJ.JPG manage 54 K 03 Feb 2012 - 23:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
closeshave01.jpgjpg closeshave01.jpg manage 58 K 13 Nov 2014 - 20:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
closeshave3.jpgjpg closeshave3.jpg manage 43 K 30 Mar 2013 - 20:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r11 - 13 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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