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■(TB) 'Garnet Glow'

1951, Sass

'Garnet Glow' (Henry Sass, R. 1951). TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1, Dark wine-purple self, tangerine beard. (Called "Royal Sceptre" before registration.). Color break from line of reddish-toned blends, including 'Prairie Sunset', 'Midwest Gem'. Sass 1951. Honorable Mention 1952; Judges' Choice 1953.

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From Sass catalog, 1952: GARNET GLOW (H. E. Sass, 1951) (48-405)-Dark Vinaceous Purple self with Tangerine red beard. This color is common among the Fuschias. 36 inches. Was listed as Royal Sceptre in 1951. $15.00
From Fleur De Lis catalog, 1956: GARNET GLOW (Sass 1951) M. L. (From two brown red blends stemming from Beau Ideal, Rameses, Miss Calif., Dore, Matula, Midwest Gem, and P. Sunset). Considered a new "Break" in coloring, this is a vivid garnet red self with a rich, deep red beard. The flowers are large and flaring with heavy substance and smooth finish. A difficult pod parent but should prove an excellent pollen parent for seedlings in almost any color range. H. M. 1952. 4.00

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Topic revision: r11 - 10 Sep 2022, davepote
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