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■(SDB) 'Velvet Caper'

1963, Warburton

'Velvet Caper' (Bee Warburton, R. 1963). Seedling #13E360. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Early bloom. Color Class-V3D, Standards deep purple; falls very dark purple; deep purple beards. ('Black Forest' x yellow pumila seedling) X 'Red Dandy'. Raleigh Hills, Old Brook 1964. Honorable Mention 1965.

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From Old Brook Gardens catalog, 1964: VELVET CAPER (Warburton '64) E 1411 • A very dark violet self on the reddish side, falls flare and have an intense velvet sheen. Matching beard. Excellent substance. (Black Forest x yellow pumila sldg) X Red Dandy. Net $5.00. Cointroduced with Raleigh Hills Gardens, Portland, Ore.

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-15
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