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■(TB) 'Elvis Presley'

1982, Benson

'Elvis Presley' (Cliff Benson, R. 1978). Seedling 77-2. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled white and green self; self beard. 'Night Frost' X seedling 64-34: involving 'Van Cliburn', 'Melissa', 'Tosca', 'Chivalry', 'Snow Flurry', 'Skywatch' and 'Henry Shaw'. C. Benson 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing ELVIS PRESLEY (Night Frost X 64-34: (inv. Van Cliburn, Melissa, Tosca, Chivalry, Snow Flurry, Skywatch and Henry Shaw)). A stately and striking white self of enormous size. Brushing of lime-green on extremely wide hafts is deepened and intensified in cool weather. Expansive, beautifully formed and ruffled, the very broad petaled blossoms perform in true fashion on 38" well-branched and budded stalks. Very fragrant. TB, midseason. HC '76. $35.00. Cliff Benson.

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