■(AB) 'Bethlehem Star'

1964, Foster

'Bethlehem Star' OGB ( Doris Foster, R. 1964). Seedling 64-5-7. AB, 26" (66 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards clear yellow; Falls bright yellow; dark maroon signal; yellow beard. ( 'Jallah Effendi' x 'Kalifa Baltis') X ( 'Imam Salah' x 'Imaret'). Foster, 1965. High Commendation 1964; Honorable Mention 1966; White Award 1969.

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From AIS Bulletin #178, July 1965. Introducing BETHLEHEM STAR (Sdlg. 64-5-7, Doris Foster) H.C. 1964. Arilbred. E. 28" (Jallah Effendi x Kalifa Baltis) X (Imam Salah x Imaret). Brilliant yellow arilbred of' great beauty. Sharply contrasting dark maroon signal. Gold beard. Touching standards falls hold recurve. Wonderfully fertile pollen--pods readily. Early orders will receive oneof Bethlehem Star's better siblings for breeding. $25.00. Doris Foster.
From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1968: BETHLEHEM STAR (D. Foster '65 ) This one introduces a clear bright yellow bitone coloring to the "aril-shaped" class. A big spot is very prominent. One of the most beautiful achievements yet in the arilbred group. H M '66. $12.50.

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