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■(TB) 'Rumba Rose'

1949, Whiting

'Rumba Rose' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1949). Seedling# 4629. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W9D. 'Wabash' x 'Fair Elaine'. Synonym: Rumba.

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From the Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1953: RUMBA ROSE, Whiting 1949. No. 4629 (WABASH X FAIR ELAINE) F2. Midseason to late. 38 inches. An unusual iris of the amoena type. The standards are orchid pink, the falls vibrant rose red. Not a quiet symphony, it has the warm. pulsing rhythm of the Cuban dance for which it is named. The flowers are of medium size and firm substance carried on tall, fairly well branched stalks. Plants are vigorous and hardy. $1.50.

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Rhumba.1949.Whiting.jpgjpg Rhumba.1949.Whiting.jpg manage 50 K 06 May 2020 - 17:13 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Maple Valley Iris Gardens Catalog, 1949
rumbarose01.JPGJPG rumbarose01.JPG manage 363 K 07 Feb 2018 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Cathy Egerer from 1953 Maple Valley Gardens Catalog.
Topic revision: r10 - 06 May 2020, davepote
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