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■(TB) 'King's Castle'

1982, Hamblen

'King's Castle' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1981). Seedling# H74-81T. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled dark royal purple (RHS 83A); near black beard. Seedling# H71-178E: ('Nobleman' x 'Valley West' sibling) X 'His Lordship'. Mission Bell 1982. Honorable Mention 1985.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Barry BlythPhoto scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin

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From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing KING'S CASTLE. 36", ML. Ruffled, rich royal dark purple with wide parts and excellent form, branching, etc. (Nobleman x Valley West sib) X His Lordship. #H74-81T. Net $25.00. Mission Bells.
 
 

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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Kings-CastleN.jpgjpg Kings-CastleN.jpg manage 35 K 22 Oct 2011 - 22:08 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
KingsCastle01.jpgjpg KingsCastle01.jpg manage 69 K 26 Apr 2015 - 13:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
kingscastle1.JPGJPG kingscastle1.JPG manage 103 K 20 Apr 2020 - 14:36 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r11 - 21 Jan 2023, DougChyz
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