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■(BB) 'Butter Girl'

1979, Hamblen

'Butter Girl' ( Melba Hamblen, R. 1978). Seedling #M73-06J. BB, 26 1/2" (67 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards full yellow (RHS 9C) with greenish midrib; falls white with dark yellow(12A) hafts and edges; orange (23A) beard. 'Little Swinger' X seedling #70-25F: ( 'Misty Dawn' x 'Dove Wings'). Mission Bell 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing BUTTER GIRL. ML, 68 cm. Well proportioned, dainty BB. Domed, closed stands of yellow (RHS 9C) with green-toned midribs. White, semi-flaring falls with hafts and laced edging of yellow (12A). Orange (23A) beards. S-curved branches carry 8 buds. Little Swinger X (Misty Dawn x Dove Wings). HC '78. No.M73-06J. $15.00. Mission Bell.

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