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(TB) 'Jewel'

1952, Whiting

'Jewel' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1952). Seedling# 4667. TB, 28" (71 cm). Late midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4, Yellow and white bicolor. Standards chrome yellow, falls white, chrome-yellow border. ('Matula' x 'Midwest Gem') X 'Ola Kala'. Maple Valley 1952.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1952: JEWEL. Whiting 1952. No. 4667. ((MATULA X MIDWEST GEM) X OLA KALA). Midseason to late, 28 inches. Clear chrome yellow with a pure white center fall which gives the effect of a yellow border. Not impressive in size or height but a perfect garden “jewel" because of its clean coloring, heavy substance, pleasing form, excellent growing and blooming habits and long season. Named in honor of Mrs. Jewel Crow of Dallas, Texas. $5.00.

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