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(TB) 'Pongee'

1931, Bretschneider

'Pongee' (E. H. Bretschneider, 1931) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S4L. 'Shekinah' x 'Vesper Gold'.

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From Treholme Gardens catalog 1931: PONGEE (Bretschneider 1930) M. S., 40". A deep colonial buff self; bright yellow beard. A medium sized flower of heavy substance with a rich velvety appearance. A vigorous variety produced on tall branched stalks.
From Carl Salbach catalog 1932: Pongee (Bretschneider 19 3 1). A light buff colored self similar in color to pongee silk. Enlivened by a frosty iridescence and a golden beard. $6.00.

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Topic revision: r4 - 06 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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