■(TB) 'Tupelo Honey'

1975, Gaulter

'Tupelo Honey' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1973). Seedling# 70-37. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium deep orange, edged white; falls deep orange; tangerine beard; ruffled. ('Brownie Scout' x 'Spanish Affair') X seedling involving 'Techny Chimes', 'Flaming Dragon', 'Mission Sunset', 'Orange Parade' x 'Spanish Affair'). Cooley's Gardens 1975.

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TUPELO HONEY (Gaulter, 1975) M. 35" $25.00. "Honey-colored" wouldn't do justice as a description of this deep, clear orange flower, the standards tipped white. The falls are slightly deeper in color and the beard tangerine. The whole flower is a happy blending of Brownie Scout x Spanish Affair. The tightly rolled conical standards and slight flare of the falls are a replica of a whirling Spanish dancer at a fiesta. Seedling #70-37. [Cooley's Iris, 1975]

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