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■ (SPEC) 'Lesser Goldfinch'

2003, Baumunk

'Lesser Goldfinch' ( Lowell Baumunk, R. 2003) Seedling #B3A SPEC (pumila), 5" (13 cm). Early bloom. Standards and style arms medium yellow; falls deep yellow, small purple brown spot below beard; beards light yellow blending to deep bright yellow in throat. Seed from British Iris Society seed exchange; seed collected near Stavropol, Northern Caucasus. Iris Colorado 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #328 January 2003 Introducing LESSER GOLDFINCH Species (lris pumiIa). Seedling B3A. Very early. 5". Provides a cheerful welcome to the bearded iris bloom season. The brightest yellow of any pumila we have grown. Strong and vigorous. Named for the delightful tiny lesser goldfinches that grace our bird feeders in the summer. From B.I.S. seed lot 18 (1997-98) collected near Stavropol, Northern Caucasus by "PK" (Russia). $15 postpaid. Iris Colorado.

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lessergold01.jpgjpg lessergold01.jpg manage 110 K 13 Apr 2017 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
lessergold02.jpgjpg lessergold02.jpg manage 127 K 18 Apr 2017 - 11:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
lessergoldfinch02.jpgjpg lessergoldfinch02.jpg manage 106 K 04 May 2018 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
lessergoldfinch03.jpgjpg lessergoldfinch03.jpg manage 203 K 22 Apr 2017 - 12:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
lessergoldfinch04.jpgjpg lessergoldfinch04.jpg manage 173 K 22 Apr 2017 - 12:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 08 Feb 2019, Betsy881
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