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(TB) 'December Dawn'

1963, Austin

'December Dawn' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1963). Seedling 14. TB, 30" (76 cm). Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class R5Y, Standards light pink, flushed bronze; falls orchid pink, light bronze edges, chestnut hafts.'Savage' X 'California Pink'. Rainbow Garden 1963.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: DECEMBER DAWN (Austin '63) 30". One of the most unique and appealing color blends ever seen. Standards light pink, faintly flushed bronze; falls bright orchid pink, set off by a light bronze edging and stunning chestnut hafts. Standards beautifully arched, falls nicely rounded, strongly flaring with a spread of 6" or 6-1/2". Usually 3 or more flowers out at once at different heights. Pollen profuse. Savage X California Pink. Regularly $20: on $25 order $7.95.

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Topic revision: r6 - 04 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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