, R. 1988). Seedling# 84-4. IB, 24" (60 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium orange lightly flushed coral; falls medium orange; tangerine beard tipped white; lightly ruffled. 'Marmalade Skies'
X 'Melon Honey'
. Stahly 1989. Honorable Mention 1990, Award of Merit 1992.
Note: Name corrected from "Obligata."
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| From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing OBLIGATO (Stahly '88) IB, M, 24". Like the clear pure strain of a violin obligato, this sparkling clean, shining orange IB sings out above the garden chorus. It carries bright tangerine beards with the very tips striking white. Classic flared IB form with light ruffles; 5 to 6 buds on good stalks. Sdlg. #84-4: Marmalade Skies X Melon Honey. $15.00. Harold Stahly.
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