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(TB) 'Gallant Lady'

1947, Whiting

'Gallant Lady' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1947). Seedling 4338. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B7L. ('Purissima' x 'Matula') x 'White Goddess'. Lilac fragrance. Maple Valley 1947.

Previously registered in 1939: Gallant Lady. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4M. 'Matula' X 'Happy Days'. Never introduced. Declared obselete. Name transferred to seedling 4338.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1947: GALLANT LADY (Whiting 1947) No. 4338 ((PURISSIMA X MATULA) X WHITE GODDESS) M. 40 in. This is a great favorite of ours and came very near to being introduced at a high price. The flowers are very large, beautifully ruffled, carried on tall, strong stalks. The color is a soft, pastel lavender blue. $1.00 .

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