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(TB) 'Las Vegas Gold'

1968, Tompkins

'Las Vegas Gold' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1968). Seedling# 65-79. TB, 37" (94 cm). Late midseason bloom. Golden chrome yellow self; full beard of burnished red-gold accents. ('Earlicot' x 'Fusilier') X (('Cool Comfort' x 'Fusilier') x 'Techny Chimes')). Fleur de Lis 1968.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog, 1968: LAS VEGAS GOLD (Tompkins 1968) M.L. 37 in. (Earlicot x Fusilier) x ((Cool Comfort x Fusilier) x Techny Chimes)). A vivid golden yellow with great carrying power, this is of large size and has a very heavy, non-burning velvet like finish. A broad, full beard of burnished red-gold accents the clean coloring as do the extra broad, beautifully held petals. The stalks are strong and very well branched, holding the large, semi-flaring flowers in graceful placement. A real beauty, this is also very hardy and has clean, broad, deep green foliage. No. 65-79. Net $25.00

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