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■(SDB) 'Drawing Straws'

2004, Miller

'Drawing Straws' (David Miller, R. 2003). Seedling 97-2B. SDB, Height 12" (31 cm), Very early bloom. Standards light straw yellow (RHS 7B); style arms light yellow; falls darker yellow (12A), edges slightly lighter; beards white, faint blue tinge; slight musky fragrance. 'Tweety Bird' X 'Lime Mist'. Long's Gardens 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #333 April 2004 Introducing DRAWING STRAWS (David Miller) SDB 12" VE. This will catch your attention very early in the SDB season. Nicely ruffled and full bodied with light straw yellow standards and darker straw yellow falls. The falls show off the white, slightly tinged blue, beards with class. 2 to 3 buds and good growth habits make for a good bloom seaoon. Tweety Bird X Lime Mist. $15.00. Long's Gardens.

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DrawingStrawsNL.jpgjpg DrawingStrawsNL.jpg manage 33 K 30 Jun 2014 - 15:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nyla Hughes
drawingstraws01.jpgjpg drawingstraws01.jpg manage 119 K 02 May 2017 - 19:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
drawingstraws02.jpgjpg drawingstraws02.jpg manage 179 K 02 May 2017 - 19:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
drawingstrawsrhoades.jpgjpg drawingstrawsrhoades.jpg manage 139 K 01 Feb 2022 - 12:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
Topic revision: r14 - 01 Feb 2022, TLaurin
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