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■(TB) 'Goliath's Mate'

1971, Zurbrigg

'Goliath's Mate' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1970). Seedling# 67-26-Jumbo. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards sea lavender-violet (HCC 637/3); falls mineral violet (635) with white line down center which seems to match standards; beard white at end, orange in throat. 'Purple Duet' X 'Sunset Blues'. Avonbank 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing GOLIATH'S MATE (Sdlg. 67-26-Jumbo) Purple Duet X Sunset Blues. Huge flowers, 7" x 5" have standards of sea-lavender violet and falls of mineral violet with a central line matching the standards. The beard is white and inconspicuous. Stems are 34" and have four branches and terminal. As compared to JOLLY GOLIATH, this has better branching, a more effeminate appearance and the standards are not white. Bears pollen most generously, but untested as a pod parent. $20.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.

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