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■(TB) 'Northern Spy'

1961, Zurbrigg

'Northern Spy' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1960) Seedling# 53-16-3. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards light apple red, tan at midrib; falls light apple red; white haft. 'Western Hills' X 'Gibson Girl'. Avonbank 1961.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: NORTHERN SPY (Zurbrigg '61) + M-36". A bright light apple red with a slight copper influence. White haft extends in stripes into the red falls rather like the striping in apples. A reliable fall bloomer in Indiana-it stands frost well. Fertile. Western Hills X Gibson Girl. Regularly $10.00; on $15.00 order $6.95; on $25 order $5.5O.

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