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(TB) 'Caporal'

1919, Bliss

'Caporal' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1919. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9M.

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From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: CAPORAL (Bliss, 1920).-This grand variety is a bright reddish-violet self, and when massed has a redder effect than any other variety except Rosalba. It is exceedingly free flowering , and is a strong grower, with branching stems, and the individual flowers are large and well-formed. Ht. 3 ft.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928: CAPORAL (Bliss 1919) E.80 G. 85 36" M. S. A bright reddish-violet self, of medium size, exceedingly free flowering, a strong grower, with branching stems being very effective in mass; producing a rich red effect, Rosalba and Seminole only being redder. 50c.

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