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(TB) 'Lona'

1923, Sass

'Lona' (Jacob Sass, 1923) TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class-S5M. J. Sass 1923.

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From Sass catalog, 1937: LONA (Jacob Sass, 1923)- Another fine plicata type of unique coloring and pattern. S. pale purplish vinaceous, white at center, ruffled. F. cream dotted and striped Eupatorium purple with a yellow glow at the haft and center. 27 inches. 25c.
From Sarah Toedt’s Springtime Gardens catalog, 1929: LONA -Similar to King Karl with more lavendar in the blended stippling of color.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: LONA (Sass 1923). A soft, buff, Plicata-type flower, shaded at the margins with purple and enlivened by the yellow haft and beard. A choice and unusual blend. 30 inches. $5.00 each.
*Reported catalog references: Sass 1923, 1937; Sturtevant 1924; Indian Spgs. 1927; Sheets 1928; Toedt 1929; Tip Top 1937; Wassenberg 1938; Katkamier 1939.

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