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■(SDB) 'Altus'

1973, Dennis

'Altus' (Dorothy Dennis, R. 1971). Seedling 6706., R. SDB, height 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep reddish purple self; matching beard; some ruffling on falls. 'Marinka' X seedling 6303 ( 'Ebony Echo' x 'I.pumila' seedling A-26-A). Keppel 1973. RTGA 1970, Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing ALTUS (D. Dennis). M. 12". Marinka X (Ebony Echo x pumila A26-A). Dark reddish wine-purple self. The harmonious dark beard is set on flared and lightly ruffled falls, the whole making a dark foil for the brighter colors. An uncommon shade among the standard dwarfs. $7.50. Keith Keppel.

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