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■(TB) 'Vesuvius'

1962, Abell

'Vesuvius' (Thornton Abell, R. 1959) Seedling# 57-44-1. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Aconite-violet self, maroon cast at hafts, violet blaze; barium-yellow beard. 'Char Maize' x 'Green Pastures'. Tell 1962. High Commendation 1959 as Seedling # 57-44-1; Honorable Mention 1964.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: VESUVIUS (Thornton Abell) Midseason-Late 3". (Char-Maize x Green Postures) Literally thousands of seedlings hove been grown from this cross, yet here is something entirely different and unexpected. Aconite Violet self with maroon at hafts and glow in center of standards, Dauphin's violet blaze in falls and a barium yellow beard.. Excellent width and heavy substance are added good qualities. A vigorous and hardy grower. Praised by all who hove seen it. H. C. '59 # 57-44-1. $30.00
AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 1

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