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(JI) 'Violet Beauty'

1924, Childs

'Violet Beauty' ( John Childs, R. 1924) JI. Single. Color Class-6BD.

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From Totty's catalog, 1925: VIOLET BEAUTY. Large, single flower of a rich, dark violet purple, with long, conspicuous yellow center and graceful, crepe-like texture. A tall growing variety, very showy in the garden. 75c. each, $7.50 per doz.
From Flowerfield Bulb Farm catalog 1942: Violet Beauty; Each 50c, Six $2.50. The individual single petals of Violet Beauty are enormous, and form a fiower of rich velvety texture. It is the violet counterpart of Blue Giant. Tall and stately, it displays its exquisite beauty to advantage planted either singly or en masse.

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Topic revision: r7 - 02 May 2019, Betsy881
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