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■(TB) 'Fairy Fancy'

1953, Sass

'Fairy Fancy' (Sass Brothers, R. 1953). Seedling# 50-209. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class W2, Fancy plicata. Standards white flushed violet-purple; falls white ground heavily flushed violet-purple (33/2 Wilson). (Seedling# 48-28: red and yellow plicata x 'Pretty Pansy') X ((seedling# 48-3: red and yellow plicata x 'Pretty Pansy') x 'Pretty Pansy'). Fleur de Lis 1953.

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From Sass catalog, 1953: FAIRY FANCY (50-209) (1953)-Improved Pretty Pansy, white ground heavily flushed Violet Purple. $5.00
From Fleur De Lis catalog, 1956: FAIRY FANCY (Sass 1953) M. L. 38 in.(Seedling from City of Lincoln, Cardinal, M. L. Aureau and Tiffany lines x Pretty Pansy) x Sib. A deeper and brighter version of Pretty Pansy, this has a chalk white ground color with a bright blue overlay that leaves a pansy like pattern of white at the throat. One of the loveliest fancies we have yet seen. 3.50

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FairyFancyRT.jpgjpg FairyFancyRT.jpg manage 38 K 22 Jan 2012 - 16:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
fairyfancy01.JPGJPG fairyfancy01.JPG manage 630 K 11 May 2018 - 20:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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fairyfancy03.JPGJPG fairyfancy03.JPG manage 145 K 12 Jun 2020 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
fairyfancy04.JPGJPG fairyfancy04.JPG manage 144 K 12 Jun 2020 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
fairyfancy1.JPGJPG fairyfancy1.JPG manage 200 K 20 Jul 2020 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 20 Jul 2020, TLaurin
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