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■(TB) 'Flag Ship'

1960, Tompkins

'Flag Ship' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1960) TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Blue-violet self; self beard. 'Mountain Music' X 'First Violet'. Fleur de Lis 1960. Honorable Mention 1961.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FLAG SHIP (Tompkins '60l M.V.L. 40 in. (Mountain Music x First Violetl. A true self, even to the beard of a clear light violet blue . A lovely, cool clear color that has such a luminous quality that it remains outstandingly different. Extra large, with exquisitely formed flowers of very heavy substance and long lasting qualities. The broad ruffled standards are perfectly domed and the clean, extra wide and rounded falls flare horizontally showing their beautiful ruffling to perfection. The strong, tall stalks have perfect branching and many buds. A real show piece and a fine grower. H.M. 1961. 10.00.

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