■(TB) 'Spanish Midas'
'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 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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