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■(TB) 'Spanish Midas'

1975, Peterson

'Spanish Midas' (Les Peterson, R. 1974). Seedling# LP 72-60Y. TB, 33" (84 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Vivid buttercup yellow (HCC 5/1) self; Indian yellow (6) beard; heavily ruffled and laced. Seedling# LP 67-800: (seedling involving 'Bright Forecast', 'Rainbow Gold', 'Party Dress', 'Pink Fulfillment', Pink Lace', 'Premier Peach' and 'Dolly Varden' x 'Tantallon') X seedling# LP 67-110: (seedling x ('Bright Forecast' x 'Rainbow Gold')). Peterson 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing SPANISH MIDAS. TB, 33", ML. LP 67-800: ((tracing to Bright Forecast, Rainbow Gold, Party Dress, Pink Fulfillment, Pink Lace, Premier Peach, Dolly Varden) x Tantallon) X LP 67-110; (inv. parentage x (Bright Forecast x Rainbow Gold)). A magnificent flower of vivid buttercup yellow-so richly golden as seemingly to have been touched by the hand of King Midas. Ideally formed standards; flaring falls-both abundantly laced and ruffled. Beard is slightly deeper Indian yellow. A splendid garden acquisition. Net $25.00. Les Peterson.

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