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■(TB) 'Full Voltage'

1960, Tompkins

'Full Voltage' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1960). Seedling# 55-240. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards dandelion yellow; falls snow white, stitched dandelion yellow. 'Starkist' X 'Honor Bright'. Fleur de Lis 1960. High Commendation 1958; Honorable Mention 1961.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FULL VOLTAGE (Tompkins '60) M.V.L. 3in. (Starkist x Honor Bright). This is large, heavily substanced with broad domed standards and full horizontal falls which have beautifully fluted tips. The brightest of any plicata we have ever seen. The standards are of brilliant dandelion gold with a shimmering silky finish and the falls are like rich white velvet with a halfinch border of precise stitching the same bright color as the standards. A good grower, with tall, well branched stalks. H.M. 1961. 15.00.

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