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(TB) 'Flight Leader'

1949, Whiting

'Flight Leader' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1949). Seedling# 458. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Blue Monarch' x 'Blue Triumph') x 'Great Lakes'. Locust fragrance.

NOTE: Transfer of name from 1944 registration of Seedling# 419:('Matula' x 'Garden Magic') × Co. Sdlg., not introduced and designated obsolete.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1952: FLIGHT LEADER, Whiting 1952. No. 458 ((BLUE MONARCH X BLUE TRIUMPH) X GREAT LAKES). Midseason. 38 inches. A large, tall, imposing flower of wistaria blue. The standards are well domed, the falls pleasingly flared, with white beards tipped yellow. Of heavy substance and glistening texture, the large blooms hold their shape and color well. The tall, strong stalks are widely branched. the plants are hardy and especially vigorous. $5.00.

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