■(TB) 'Pretty Beginning'
, R. 1990). Seedling #87E-7-1, TB, 38" (96 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards Phlox purple (HCC 623/3); falls full orchid purple (31/2); beards geranium; ruffled; sweet fragrance. Seedling #81-36: (('Highland Thistle'
x 'Twilight Blush'
) x ('Elizabeth Stuart'
x 'Point Clear'
)) x Seedling #82-8: (('Rhoda Ann'
x Shoop pink seedling)) x ('Elizabeth Stuart'
x 'Point Clear'
)). Bennett Jones 1991.
| From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing PRETTY BEGINNING (Evelyn Jones) TB, Sdlg. 87E-1: ((Highland Thistle x Twilight Blush) x (Elizabeth Stuart x Point Clear)) X 82-8: ((Rhoda Ann x Shoop pink sdlg.) x (Elizabeth Stuart x Point Clear)). Ruffled much as are sweet peas, light phlox purple (pinkish purple) standards swirl to meet at their tips. Flaring, ruffled falls are full orchid purple (reddish purple) topped with orange red beards. Very nicely formed, averaging eight buds. This is Evelyn's first tall introduction. It is different in color and truly a "Pretty Beginning". 38". $30.00. Bennett Jones.
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