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■(TB) 'Huntsman'

1955, Sass

'Huntsman' (Henry Sass, R. 1955). Seedling# 53-55. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1D, Very dark "blackish brown" self. (Pod parent involves 'The Red Douglas', 'Garden Flame', 'Starless Night' and 5th gen. seedlings from ('Golden Age'' x 'Prairie Sunset') x ('Orloff' seedling x 'Casque D'Or')) X 'Red Chieftain'. Fleur de Lis 1955.

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From Sass catalog, 1956: HUNTSMAN (H. E. Sass, 1955) (53-55)-A dark Blackish Brown self. 35 inches. $20.00
From Fleur De Lis catalog, 1956: HUNTSMAN (Sass 1955) M. 36 in. (A red sdlg. from lines from The Red Douglas, Garden Flame, Starless Night(Golden Age, P. Sunset, Orloff, Tiffany, Casque D'ore and Hans Sass first red seedling) x Red Chieftain. A rich, vibrant toned Chocolate red of large size 'and fine form with a very clean haft and rich velvety finish. The flowers are heavily substanced and nicely formed with ruffled petals. Superb. H. M. 1.955. 20.00

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • stem height poor clay soil 77cm/30.5", 3-5 buds/stem, blossom 140x102mm -- DaveinPA - 02 Jun 2020
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Huntsman std.JPGJPG Huntsman std.JPG manage 1007 K 02 Jun 2020 - 23:18 DaveinPA  
Huntsman01.JPGJPG Huntsman01.JPG manage 84 K 24 Nov 2014 - 22:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Huntsman55kp12.JPGJPG Huntsman55kp12.JPG manage 73 K 31 May 2012 - 14:42 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on April 24, 2012
HuntsmanBHI.jpgjpg HuntsmanBHI.jpg manage 40 K 18 Nov 2011 - 20:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 10 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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