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■(TB) 'Dark Fury'

1962, Luihn

'Dark Fury' ( Walter Luihn, R. 1961). Seedling 59-18-A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason to late bloom. Color Class-V1D, Aconite violet self; dark beard. 'Basin Street' X 'Total Eclipse'. Tell 1962. Exhibition Certificate 1960, 1961. High Commendation 1960, Honorable Mention 1963, Judges Choice 1963, 1964. Award of Merit 1965.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog,1962: DARK FURY (W. Luihn) Early-Late 36". (Basin Street x Total Eclipse) Dark blue-black self with self beard. Great width and ruffling, coupled with flaring falls and closed standards, set Dark Fury apart in its color class. Not as "black" as some, but for quality it has no peer. Vigorous grower with fine foilage and low, widely branched stalks. Awarded an H.C.'60, and the Gold Cup for best seedling and an Exhibition Certificate at San Jose show 1961. #59-18 A. $25.00.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: DARK FURY (Luihn '62) E.L. 38 in. Basin Street x Total Eclipse. A dark blue-black self with a heavy, thick self-colored beard. Huge, perfectly formed flowers with broad, thick, heavily ruffled petals and fine velvety finish. Stalks are tall with perfect branching. H.C. 1960. 20.00.

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darkfury020.jpgjpg darkfury020.jpg manage 69 K 25 Jul 2016 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
darkfury1.JPGJPG darkfury1.JPG manage 273 K 19 Sep 2020 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
darkfury9.JPGJPG darkfury9.JPG manage 65 K 14 Aug 2021 - 20:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r18 - 03 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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