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PILLOW CASES (Krekler-Roy Klehm), June, 1994. Seedling #KR38-2. Single lactiflora, first bloomed 1980. Flat form of a single pink, with stamens, pollen and seeds. Fragrant, excellent amount of bloom with good stem strength, 36" in height. Early bloom, thick wide, nice, green foliage. Delicate interplay of soft pink, cream and deep pink. Nice speckling of blossom petals with some fluting and flaring. Bulletin #291.

PINAFORE (Myron D. Bigger - 201 N. Rice Road, Topeka, Kansas), Oct. 5, 1991. Seedling #1-84, parentage unknown. Japanese-type. Color: old rose to ashes of roses; all red color. A dainty flower, with good stem strength. Height about 30 inches with good clear foliage. Bulletin #280.

PINK DELIGHT (Roy G. Klehm), Klehm Nursery, June, 1995. Seedling #KR47-26. Semi-double lactiflora. Somewhat flat and pie-shaped semi- double. Blossoms of clear pink, excellent carriage of blooms and nice complementary foliage. Good stem strength, height 30", blooms early. Good substance, pollen, seeds. 1-3 buds per stem. Bulletin #295.

PINK FIREFLY (Roy G. Klehm), Klehm Nursery, June, 1995. Seedling #KR47-33. Pink lactiflora. White to light pink base, deeper pink streakings and highlights 41/2-5" blooms. Stem strength good, 30" in height, early bloom, average foliage. Pollen and seeds, good substance, fragrant. 1-2 buds per stem. Bulletin #295.

PINK LUAU (Roy G. Klehm), Klehm Nursery, June, 1995. Seedling #KR47- 19. Pink lactiflora, pink base with darker raspberry streaks. 51/2" bloom, good substance, pollen, seeds, fragrant. Good stem strength, 33" in height, early bloom, good foliage. Bulletin #295.

PINK PARASOL SURPRISE (Roy G. Klehm), June 3, 1988. Seedling number lost. Parentage lost. Bomb, lactiflora. First year bloomed 1972. Peach, pink, cream and yellow. A most unusual flower form being bomb type with center tufts of petals above the staminoides. These parasol tufts match the light pink guard petals and contrast nicely with the soft creamy yellow center staminoides. Very fragrant, no pollen, seeds or stamens. 30" in height, good stem strength, early bloom, reliable, a vigorous plant. Bulletin #267.

PINK SWAN (Gilbert H. Wild and Son), Sarcoxie, Missouri, May 10,1986. 33- 34" on three and four-year-old clumps. Midseason. 6" blooms. Broad dark green foliage, semi-double. 5-6 rows of petals, then row of pollen- bearing anthers. Sometimes a small tuft of pink petals come out the center of the anthers. Lighter tones Mons Jules Elie, lovely soft pink with silvery edged petals, very fragrant. Blooms last very well. Bulletin #259.

PINK TRANQUILITY (Harold Copeland - now deceased, Chatham, Massachusetts), Jan. 16, 1989. Parentage, Tamate-Boku & Isani-Gidui. Not certain which was the seed or which was the pollen parent. First bloomed in the late 1950's. Japanese type of intense pink with silvery edges. A reliable plant with good substance and fragrant. Exceptionally strong 36-inch stems holding large pink buds opening to a flower fully nine inches across, with bright yellow staminodes filling the center. Bloom, midseason to late. A vigorous plant with dark green foliage. The flower is long lasting, holding its pink color to the end. (David M. Smith, Director of Horticulture, White flower Farm, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.) Bulletin #269.