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■(IB) 'Colorado Gold'

1982, Lyons

'Colorado Gold' (Ray Lyons, R. 1981) Seedling #LY-78-25-4. IB, 23" (58 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards ruffled golden yellow; falls rich golden yellow with faint darker overlay, darker rays around self beard; pronounced fragrance. 'Little Dandy' X unknown. Long's Gardens 1982. Honorable Mention 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing COLORADO GOLD (Ray Lyons) IB, 23", E-L. A sparkling golden yellow self with ruffled, touching standards. Semi-flaring falls have a darker overlay and darker rays surrounding the rich gold beards. VERY FRAGRANT! Vigorous and floriferous. Little Dandy X unknown. $15.00. Long's Garden.

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