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(TB) 'Cherokee Red'

1939, Grant

'Cherokee Red' (Dr. Henry Lee Grant, R. 1939) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R4D. Slight fragrance. 'King Tut' x ('Jeb Stuart' x unknown.).

Citations: Bull. A.I.S. 72:11 (Jan. 1939).

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Cherokee Red. A brilliant wine red with a golden beard. S. brown red, excellent form, prolific bloomer. [Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, “Varietal Notes 1938”, A.I.S. Bulletin 72 (January 1939): 11.]
CHEROKEE RED (Grant) -This is as red as Christabel and Soldano, but there the resemblance ends, as the haft of falls are nearly solidly colored, making a richer garden effect of brilliant red; form and stalk fine. rating: 88. [Chas. E. F. Gersdorff, “Varietal Notes”, A.I.S. Bulletin 75 (December 1939): 36.]

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