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■(JI) 'Mystic Buddha'

1956, Marx

'Mystic Buddha' (Walter Marx, R. 1956) Seedling 55-504. JI, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep red-violet self, double; styles tipped black. 'Hisakata' x 'Karahashi'. Marx 1956.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1958: MYSTIC BUDDHA (Marx 1956) Each $4.00. A colorful single flower of scintillating beauty and eye-arresting profile, selected from our Butterfly Series for its brilliant color pattern and perfect form. The falls are snowy white with broad wine red borders and dense stippling over all but the central portion. Rigidly erect standards are also of purest white edged red purple, and the white styles are similarly tipped. Flowers up to 7 inches across are carried high above the attractive arching of superior styling and color appeal. Early to midseason. 3 feet.

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Topic revision: r7 - 17 Jul 2017, Betsy881
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