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■(IB) 'Tender Years'

1980, Hamblen

'Tender Years' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1979). Seedling #M74-2N. IB, Height 22" (56 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards white with wide plicata border and dottings of violet-blue (RHS 97B) to blue (100D); falls same with inconspicuous cinnamon veining at hafts; deeper-toned (97A to 100B) beard. 'Song Of Erin' X seedling #M69-26E: (('Marinka' x ('Grace Note' plic sibling x 'Grace Note')) x 'Canary Isle'). Mission Bell 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing TENDER YEARS. 22" (56 cm), EL. Pristine white standards with wide plicata markings and dots of bright blue-violet; falls same. Wide, bushy, deeper toned beards. Good form, branching and bud count. (Song of Erin X ((Marinka x (Grace Note plic sib x Grace Note» x Canary Isle». HC '79. #M74-2N. $15.00. Missiion Bell.

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