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■(IB) 'Little Big Horn'

1989, Byers

'Little Big Horn' (Monty Byers, R. 1988). Seedling #E54-1. IB, height 18" (46 cm), Early midseason to midseason bloom. Standards medium yellow with tan cast; falls same with satiny brownish overlay; yellow orange beard; usually has large upward radiating trumpet flounces, maroon outside, light yellow inside; sometimes sports maroon brown horns or spoons instead; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #C37-3: ('Marmalade Skies' x 'Sky Hooks') X Hager SDB variegata seedling with tiny horns. Moonshine Gardens 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing LITTLE BIG HORN *IB * (Marmalade Skies x Sky Hooks) X Hager SDB variegata sdlg. * Yellow with a tan cast and a satiny brownish overlay on the F.; yelloworange b. and usually sports long graceful trumpet flounces, maroon-brown with yellow insides (sometimes has spoons or horns instead). Very fragrant and very nice. $15.00.
From Moonshine Gardens catalog, 1989: LITTLE BIG HORN (IB) 18" EM-M. E54-l: (MARMALADE SKIES x SKY HOOKS) X a Hager variegata SDB with tiny horns. Medium yellow with a tan cast and the F. have a satiny brownish overlay; yellow-orange beards and usually has long, graceful, upward reaching trumpet flounces, maroon-brown on the outsides and yellow on the insides; sometimes has spoons or horns instead. Bound for stardom! Will become much loved. No one that ever sees it doing its thing will ever forget it!!! The only IB I know of that can sport such appendages. Very nice ruffled flowers, very very vigorous plants and it's very fragrant!! Fertile both ways too!!! $15.00
 


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