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■(TB) 'Matinee Idol'

1984, Hamblen

'Matinee Idol' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1983). Seedling# H78-109A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason late bloom. Violet (RHS 83A), lightening toward red-orange (33A) beard. Seedling# H73-39A: ((seedling# 63-96A x ('Melodrama' x ( 'Fifth Avenue' x 'Mahalo'))) x ('Touché' x 'Lightning Ridge')) X 'Glory Bound'. Mission Bell 1984. High Commendation 1983; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #252, January 1984 Introducing MATINEE IDOL-36", ML. Large, ruffled dark rose-violet self (83A) characterized by regal form, quality branching, multiple buds wellspaced on strong stems and vigor. (((63-96A x (Melodrama x (Fifth Avenue x Mahalo))) x (Touche x Lightning Ridge)) X Glory Bound). #H78-109A. HC '83. Net $25.00. Mission Bell.

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