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■(TB) 'Winter Flame'

1953, Austin

'Winter Flame' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1953). TB, 32" (81 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom winter. Color Class R3. Standards light wine-red; falls velvety crimson, light buff edge, light violet spot. 'December Royalty' selfed. Rainbow 1953.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: WINTER FLAME (Austin '53) ++ E-32". One of the finest large red Rebloomers. Persists in blooming each fall & winter, often starting heavy bloom in Oct., at least 2 weeks ahead of Technicolor, & continuing until Jan . Then blooms again in the spring. Standards smooth light wine red; falls velvety crimson. Novel light buff edging. Heavily branched, with up to 20 buds & 5 flowers out at once on each stalk. Heavy seed-setter. See in full color. (December Royalty X Self). Reg. $3.00; on $15 order, 2 for $2.10; on $25 order, 3 for $1.75.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WinterFlame01.JPGJPG WinterFlame01.JPG manage 68 K 09 Dec 2014 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WinterFlame12BHI.JPGJPG WinterFlame12BHI.JPG manage 86 K 08 May 2012 - 19:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WinterFlameBHI.JPGJPG WinterFlameBHI.JPG manage 48 K 24 Nov 2011 - 19:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
winterflame02.JPGJPG winterflame02.JPG manage 103 K 20 Jun 2014 - 00:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
winterflame03.JPGJPG winterflame03.JPG manage 79 K 13 Apr 2020 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1960 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
winterflame1.JPGJPG winterflame1.JPG manage 505 K 02 Aug 2018 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r15 - 04 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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