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■(AB) 'Gay Stripes'

1957, Fielding

'Gay Stripes' OB ( Roy Fielding, R. 1957). OB, 16" (41 cm). Silvery blue gray with blue stripes on Standards and Falls. From two unnamed oncobreds. Tell's Iris Garden, 1958.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1958: GAY STRIPES • (Roy Fielding, San Gabriel, Calif.). Mid. 34 inches. (From two C. G. White one-quarter Oncocyclus sdlgs). A novel and unusal fancy plicata. The standards are silvery blue-grey, falls same with dark violet lines radiating over all as the wings of an exotic butterfly. It is throwing unusual seedlings in "striped", plain and fancy patterns. Medium-sized flowers that are especially effective for arrangements. Hardy and vigorous. $15.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: GAY STRIPES (Fielding '58) E-M-34". A true Oncobred; has given outstanding performance as a fall bloomer. Reported from North Carolina as flowering thru Oct. & Nov. An unusual fancy plicata in silvery blue-gray, with falls heavily striped & veined in deep violet, like markings on an exotic butterfly. Hardy & vigorous. Regularly $2.00: on $10 order $1.40; on $25 order $1.10.

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-- AnitaMoran - 2010-01-22
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