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(TB) 'Rose Madder'

1920, Sturtevant

'Rose Madder' ( Grace Sturtevant, 1920) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R9D. ( 'Hector' x 'Shelford Chieftain') x self. Honorable Mention 1920.

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From Sturtevant Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1920: ROSE MADDER. S. Argyle Purple with a darker margin, F. velvety Dahlia Purple; the flower unique in coloring and of pleasing form. 3 ft. H.M. 1917, 1920.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: ROSE MADDER (Sturtevant 1920). A very lovely and unusual flower of true rose-madder tones. S. light, F. dark and velvety. Tall, and strong in growth. 40 inches. $4.00 each.
The 1925 Glen Road catalog gives: "ROSE MADDER (Sturt. 1920) Brilliant rose-madder, the standards light, the falls dark and very velvety; habit very good; 40 in. H.M., M. H. s., 1917. 10.00"

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