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■(TB) 'Winter Giant'

1965, Austin

'Winter Giant' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964) Seedling# 153. TB, 29" (74 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom winter. Dark crimson self. 'Gibson Girl' X 'Savage'. Rainbow 1965.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: WINTER GIANT (Austin '65) E-28". An imposing dark, almost blackish, crimson with huge, round, spreading falls, often a full 3-1/2' wide. While rather short, this undoubtedly has the largest flowers and broadest falls of any other Winter Bloomer. Should do remarkably well in mild climates. Fertile. (Gibson Girl X Savage) Sdlg. 153. Reg. $10.00; on $15 order $8.95; on $25 order $7.95.

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