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■(JI) 'Dawn Ballet'

1954, Marx

'Dawn Ballet' ( Walter Marx, R. 1954) JI, 36" (91 cm), Extra early bloom. Bluish violet with white. 'Aka-fukurin' x 'Shimei-no-aki'. Marx 1954.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: DAWN BALLET (Marx 1954) Each$ 3.75 The only single we introduced last year. Soft bluish violet stippling over a white ground. Large pure white center and solid bluish violet on the outer portion of flowers. Clear white styles edged violet. Large 10 inch flowers. Among the first to bloom. Three feet. A cross of Aka-fukurin X Shimei-no-aki that has given us some of our loveliest things in the Butterfly series.
 

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Topic revision: r9 - 16 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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