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(TB) 'Coal Black'

1978, Doster

'Coal Black' (Wallace Doster, R. 1977). Seedling# 1956-21. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark wine; falls black velvet; dark bronze beard. 'General Patton' X 'Tabu'. Doster 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing COAL BLACK (W. A. Doster). TB, 32", ML. Here is a real eye-catcher in a bitone. S. dark wine; F. black velvet; dark bronze beard. From a distance it looks like "a bunch of blackbirds perched in a row." 6-7 bud count. Fertile pollen; sets seeds occasionally. General Patton X Tabu. $30.00. Doster's Iris Gardens.

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