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(TB) 'Crevette'

1951, Whiting

'Crevette' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1951). Seedling# 4710. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-OR1, Light shrimp-pink self, tangerine beard. 'Nylon' x Loomis seedling SQ 72. Maple Valley 1951.

Note: Loomis seedling SQ72 was registered in 1977 as 'Pike's Peak Pink'.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1951: CREVETTE, Whiting 1951. No. 4710 (NYLON & LOOMIS SQ 72). Midseason, 34 inches. A shell pink near self with a tangerine beard. A modest sized flower of delightfully fresh, creamy shrimp pink coloring. The flowers are trim and neat, on strong stalks of well proportioned branching. Makes a Winsome and refreshing color effect in the garden. The plants bloom freely and increase rapidly. $5.00.
From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: CREVETTE. (Whiting 1951). M. 34 in. (Nylon x SQ72). A rich creamy toned shell pink with a flush of rich apricot and a heavy red beard. $3.00.

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