(Mrs. C. Whiting
, R. 1954). Seedling# 5313. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason late bloom. Color Class V3, Standards Victoria violet (Wilson seedling# 738/1); falls Victoria violet (Wilson 7 38); self beard tipped yellow. 'Vatican Purple'
. Long 1955. Honorable Mention 1956.
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| From AIS Bulletin #138, July 1955. Introducing VICTORIA #5313 (Vatican Purple x Cornflower). This deep blue purple matches Victoria Violet on the Wilson color chart--a hue Queen Victoria preferred to Royal Purple. Flowers are large, of heavy substance and glossy texture. Petals are wide; the standards closely domeed and the falls flaring. Smooth haft. Deep purple beard lightly tipped yellow. 7 to 9 buds on well branched 36 to 38 inch stalks. Midseason to late. $20.00. Long's Gardens.
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