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■(TB) 'Main Attraction'

1963, Benson

'Main Attraction' (Z. Benson, R. 1962). Seedling# 3-26-9. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W4V, Standards white; falls blue-violet. 'First Violet' X 'Whole Cloth'. Z. Benson 1963.

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. Introducing MAIN ATTRACTION (Z. G. Benson '63). Midseason, 35", (First Violet x Whole Cloth). Probably the best Whole Cloth seedling to date-crisp, closed white standards contrasting beautifully with deep blue-violet, nicely ruffled, and nearly horizontal falls. Outstanding form, substance, and eye-catching color made this the MAIN ATTRACTION at the windswept national convention last spring where it was shown in the Roy Brizendines' gardens in Topeka, under number 3-26-9, and garnered a record 37 votes for an H.C. '62. Net $25.00. Z. Benson.
 
 

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Main_Attraction_RF.jpgjpg Main_Attraction_RF.jpg manage 99 K 25 Mar 2020 - 20:50 IrisP  
mainattraction02.JPGJPG mainattraction02.JPG manage 561 K 20 Mar 2018 - 12:45 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
Topic revision: r11 - 16 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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