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■(TB) 'Goliath Challenged'

1979, Miller

'Goliath Challenged' (Bernice Miller, R. 1978). TB, 40" (102 cm). Early midseason to midseason bloom. Ruffled garnet-crimson, slightly bitoned; bronze beard. ('Ranger' x 'Pacemaker') X 'Heaven's Largesse'. Miller 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing GOLIATH CHALLENGED (B. Miller). TB, 40", EM-LM. Answers the challenge for a breeder red to add height, vigor and fine branching to existent reds. Fragrant. Sets seed well. Has pollen. Large, well-held, lightly ruffled garnet-crimson bitone. Often 3 blooms open at once. 3 or 4 branches and terminal. Many double socketed. (Ranger x Pacemaker) X Heaven's Largesse. $20.00. Bernice Miller.
 
 

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GoliathChallengedEI.jpgjpg GoliathChallengedEI.jpg manage 42 K 13 Dec 2012 - 15:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
goliath01.jpgjpg goliath01.jpg manage 93 K 10 Jun 2015 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
goliathchallenged01.jpgjpg goliathchallenged01.jpg manage 84 K 06 Apr 2017 - 14:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
goliathchallenged5.JPGJPG goliathchallenged5.JPG manage 199 K 25 May 2024 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goliathchallenged50.JPGJPG goliathchallenged50.JPG manage 212 K 25 May 2024 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goliathchallenged51.JPGJPG goliathchallenged51.JPG manage 197 K 25 May 2024 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goliathchallenged52.JPGJPG goliathchallenged52.JPG manage 196 K 25 May 2024 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goliathchallenged9.JPGJPG goliathchallenged9.JPG manage 388 K 26 Jun 2022 - 20:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Shaub Dunkley
goliathchallenged90.JPGJPG goliathchallenged90.JPG manage 152 K 26 Jun 2022 - 20:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Shaub Dunkley
Topic revision: r10 - 25 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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