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■(BB) 'Esmeralda'

1987, Ghio

'Esmeralda' ( Joseph Ghio, R. 1987). Seedling #82-37-14. BB, Height 26" (66 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards orange; falls orange with red infusion in heart; tangerine beard. Seedling #80-80P: ( 'Orangerie' x seedling #76-181J: (( 'Ponderosa' x 'Honey Rae') x ((( 'Commentary' x 'Claudia Rene') x 'Claudia Rene') x ( 'New Moon' x 'Ponderosa')) x 'Homecoming Queen')) X seedling #80-208: (( 'Artiste' x 'Tupelo Honey') x (( 'Malaysia' x 'Carolina Honey') x seedling #73-122Z: ( 'Hi Top' x (( 'Ponderosa' x 'Travel On') x 'Peace Offering')))). Bay View Gardens 1988.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog,1988: ESMERALDA, 26 inches, ML, Border Bearded. $20.00. Rich deep orange with red glow in the center of the bloom. Wonderful semi-flaring form, whirling with bubble ruffling. Great branching, multi-budded and vigorous. Perfect proportion for the height. Reliable bloomer. No. 82-37-!4: (80-80P: (Orangerie x 76-181J: ((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x (((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x (New Moon x Ponderosa))) x Homecoming Queen) X 80-208: ((Artiste x Tupelo Honey) x ((Malaysia x Carolina Honey) x 73-122Z).

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