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■(TB) 'Ringdove'

1913, Foster

'Ringdove' ( Sir Michael Foster, 1913) TB. Early bloom. Color Class-B3M. I. pallida x unknown.

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From Mrs. William Crawford catalog, 1917: RING DOVE— New, free flowering variety which produces its beautiful flowers with stems 4 feet high. S. pale violet; F. slightly darker with a distinct darker ring at throat. $2.00
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: RING DOVE — (Pall. X.) Immense flowers, five inches in length, of splendid substance, heavy texture, fine form, with broad ruffled standards, and long drooping falls. Coloring warm; S. bright lavender-violet; F. deeper, at base veined still darker on lavender-white. Strong, vigorous and free, in favorable conditions exceeding four feet in height, and bearing as many as seventeen flowers and buds on a single branched spike. $1.15.

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