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■(JI) 'Mauve Opera'

1954, Marx

'Mauve Opera' (Walter Marx, R. 1954) JI (single), 50" (127 cm), Late bloom. Pale orchid veined purple. Unknown. Marx 1954.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: MAUVE OPERA (Marx 1954) Each 5.00 Massive orchid with scattered purple penciling. Soft lilac styles and prominent yellow signals. Most beautiful exhibition variety and much larger than others in this color class. Flaring double 10 inch flowers are copiously produced on strong 4 foot stems.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
mauveopera01.JPGJPG mauveopera01.JPG manage 654 K 12 Dec 2017 - 19:50 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mauveopera1.JPGJPG mauveopera1.JPG manage 156 K 28 May 2020 - 01:36 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1993 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 28 May 2020, Harloiris
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