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■(TB) 'Fusilier'

1958, Tompkins

'Fusilier' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1958). Seedling# 55-337. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep orange-yellow self. 'Country Butter' x 'Pagan Gold'. Fleur de Lis 1958. Honorable Mention 1961.

Fusiliers is a name given to various kinds of soldiers; its meaning depends on the historical context.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FUSILIER (Tomp. '58) M. 38 in. (Country Butter x Pagan Gold). A huge, broad petaled and beautifully formed flower of the deepest yellow we have seen. So yellow it closely approaches chrome orange. Tall, strong well branched stalks. A good grower. H.M. 1961. 3.50.

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