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Major A.M. Krekler

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Cultivar
Major A.M. Krekler
Originator
Johnson / Krekler
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1956
Country
United States

D. LM., White. Originated by John M. Johnson, Liberty, Indiana. Entire stock bought by Mr. Krekler. No seedling number or parentage given. Large, long lasting, pure white full double. Stems strong, tall (about four feet), large dark green leaves, late midseason bloomer. Named by Mr. Krekler for his brother because both he and the flower are unsurpassed, big, enduring handsome Hoosiers. The Major was a tough tank major (6 times wounded) serving in Africa, Europe and Korea.

Reference: 1956-143:20