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(TB) 'Raspberry Ice Cream'

1953, Muhlestein

'Raspberry Ice Cream' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Raspberry-pink self. (Loomis seedling 'SQ 72' x seedling# 44-67, sister to 'Gold Ruffles') X 'Pink Formal'. Tell 1953.

Note: Loomis seedling SQ72 was registered in 1977 as 'Pike's Peak Pink'.

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From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: RASPBERRY ICE CREAM - (Muhlestein '53). M . L. 36 in. (SQ72 x Sib- to Gold Ruffles) x Pink Formal.) A deep shell pink with a rich flush of raspberry lavender that adds to the depth of the color. $4.00.
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: RASPBERRY ICE CREAM (Muhl. 1953) M. L. 36 in . (SQ72 x Sib. to Gold Ruffles) x Pink Formal. A deep shell pink with a rich flush of raspberry-lavender that adds to the depth of color. Said to be a fine parent, this is a real beauty and makes a wonderful spot of color in thegarden. The flowers are very large with broad petals. 2.00.

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