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■(IB) 'Gay Wings'

1974, Brown

'Gay Wings' (Opal Brown, R. 1974). Seedling #9-3850. IB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards apricot yellow with pink infusion; falls peach with large apricot-brown spot; beard tangerine in throat, changing to pale yellow at tip. 'Gay Whisper' X 'Lenna M'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Judges Choice 1975, 1976; Award of Merit 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing GAY WINGS (0. L. Brown '74). IB, Mid., 26". Strongly held standards are apricot-yellow with pink infusion. Horizontal falls are peach with large distinct spot pattern of apricot-brown. Beards are tangerine to pale yellow. 5 buds. Sdlg. 9-3B50: Gay Whisper X Lenna M. Net $7.50. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.

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