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(TB) 'Samite'

1952, Whiting

'Samite' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1952). Seedling #498. TB 36". Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-W1. White self, touch of yellow at haft. 'Lady Moon' X 'Frosty Blue'. Maple Valley 1952. High Commendation 1951. Honorable Mention 1952.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1952: SAMITE, Whiting 1952. No. 498 (LADY MOON X FROSTY BLUE). Midseason to late, 38 inches. This is the white seedling that many of you saw in Mrs. Colquitt‘s garden in 1951. It is clear white except for a touch of yellow in the throat. The white beard is tipped yellow. The flowers are large, of very heavy substance and ruffled form. The standards are well closed, the falls widely flaring. The strong stalks are adequately branched to carry 7 to 9 blooms. The plants are perfectly hardy and are prolific of both bloom and increase. H. C. 1951. $15.00.

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