■(TB) 'Matinee Idol'
, 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 ('Touché'
x 'Lightning Ridge'
)) X 'Glory Bound'
. Mission Bell 1984. HM 1986.
| 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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