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■(MTB) 'Amethyst Sunset'

1973, Welch

'Amethyst Sunset' (Walter Welch, R. 1972). Seedling #B-301. MTB height 20" (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls amethyst-violet spot with yellow border; orange beard. Seedling #T-201: diploid amoena X ( 'Kinglet' x 'Gold Imperial';). Riverdale Gardens 1973. Honorable Mention 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing AMETHYST SUNSET, MTB, 20" $5.00. Sdlg. B-301 ((Diploid amoena X (Kinglet x Gold Imperial)). Domed yellow stds. Horizontal falls of bright amethyst violet, spot pattern with a yellow border. Three branches and terminal, 10 buds, and fertile. Riverdale Iris Gardens.
 


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