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Black Velvet

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Cultivar
Black Velvet
Originator
Murawska
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1957

Seedling No. not given. Parentage: Chippewa x Matilda Lewis. Medium sized globular bloom, three rows of guard petals which hold the globular (bomb) center intact on mature blooms. Stamens few and well hidden. Color rich, velvety black red, dull finish, does not show blue or purple with age. Stems medium height, strong, holding the flowers greet. Good foliage.

Reference: 1957-146:48