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■(TB) 'Porto Bello'

1966, Wills

'Porto Bello' (Jesse Wills, R. 1963). Seedling# 99-62. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1O, Copper red self. From two seedlings: (involving 'Tobacco Road', 'Prairie Sunset', 'Lancaster', 'Spring Fever', and 'Mary Randall') X (involving 'Fealty', 'Rose Garland', 'Nancy Hardison', 'True Love' and 'Spring Fever'). Wills 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #182 July 1966 Introducing PORTO BELLO-Bright golden brown rose with gold haft and beard. Very nice, semiflaring, lightly ruffled form. Fertile both ways. Medium late. 35 inches. From two seedlings of complicated breeding involving my rose and brown blends, but going back to Prairie Sunset and Lancaster and including Mary Randall. $30.00. Jesse Wills.

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