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(TB) 'Assyrian'

1919, Bliss

'Assyrian' ( Arthur J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. 'Assuerus' x 'Princess Beatrice'.

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From C. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: ASSYRIAN. A special type of Pallida, self coloured, S and F two shades of clear deep violet, margined towards the base of the segments with yellow. Style arms also yellow edged, and with conspicuous projecting bright golden yellow beard. A flower of striking contrasts. Medium large flowers of fine form; medium free flowering; height 3 ft.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928: ASSYRIAN (Bliss 1921) E. 82 H. 83 36" M. S. S. and F. self colored, two shades of clear deep violet, margined towards the base with yellow; style arms edged yellow, bright projecting golden beard. A medium sized, free flowering Pallida, of good form. 1.00.

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Topic revision: r5 - 01 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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