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■(JI) 'Karaginu'

1950, Marx

'Karaginu' ( Walter Marx, R. 1950) Import. JI, Double. Color Class-6RD.. 38" (97 cm). Early bloom. Royal purple. Import. Translation: Imported Silk.

NOTE: 1939 AIS Check List attributes Karaginu to Chugai Nursery, 1928.

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Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery


From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: KARAGINU (Imported Silk) Each $2.00. Big 10-inch blooms of royal purple with yellow spears and inconspicuous white veins radiating from centers. Very free flowering and early. Height 3 to 3½ feet.

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Topic revision: r6 - 19 Jul 2017, BetsyHiggins
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