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■(TB) 'Ruffled Apache'

1954, Wallace

'Ruffled Apache' (M. D. Wallace, R. 1954). Seedling# 4889A. TB, 32" (81 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-R5, Red blend; style arms horned. Midwest Gem' x 'Matula'. Wallace 1954.

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From AIS Bulletin #134, July 1954. Introducing RUFFLED APACHE (Matula x Midwest Gem)-A huge blended combination of gold and red. Standards domed golden red and falls reddish blend. Both standards are falls heavily laced and ruffled.Grand parent for new reds and blends. Also lacing and ruffling. Late. (Runner-up for President's Cup). $20.00. Wallace.
From Wallace Gardens catalog, 1955: RUFFLED APACHE-1954-(Mid West Gem x Matula). A huge blending of gold and red. Standards are domed golden red and the falls are a reddish blend. Standards and falls are heavily laced and ruffled. 36 inch stalks. H .M. '54. NET $20.00.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: RUFFLED APACHE (Wallace '54) ML-36". Lacy appearance is so striking, color so new for a lacy edged variety, it always makes the visitors stop in admiration. Standards soft bronzy amber, beautifully closed. Falls rosy crimson with lacy bronze edging. Beard bright yellow, large, conspicuous. Sometimes has a spread of up to 8". Fertile both ways. Pollen parent of my Horned Lace & my Sierra Sanset. You need this one! Rhizomes small. HM '54, JC '55. Regularly $3.50; on $10 $2.40; on $25 order 2.10.

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