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■(SDB) 'Solar Flight'

1972, Roberts

'Solar Flight' (Earl Roberts, R. 1972). Seedling# 71R24. SDB, 14" (36 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards golden yellow; falls slightly deeper; tangerine beard. Seedling# 65R27A X ('Chinese Coral' x I. suaveolens). E Roberts 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing SOLAR FLIGHT. SDB. 15". 65R27A pink X (Chinese Coral x. I. suaveolens). Probably the first introduction having the pumila variety suaveolens in its parentage. A floriferous golden yellow self with broad tangerine beard. Standards swirled, falls flared. 3 buds. Very fertile. $7.50. Earl Roberts.

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SDBSolarFlight.jpgjpg SDBSolarFlight.jpg manage 59 K 17 Jan 2010 - 20:34 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
solarflight01.JPGJPG solarflight01.JPG manage 56 K 28 Nov 2014 - 00:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
solarflight02.JPGJPG solarflight02.JPG manage 149 K 01 Jun 2014 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
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solarflight04.JPGJPG solarflight04.JPG manage 348 K 01 Dec 2015 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
solarflight05.JPGJPG solarflight05.JPG manage 571 K 01 Dec 2015 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
solarflight06.JPGJPG solarflight06.JPG manage 307 K 26 Feb 2019 - 22:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
solarflight08.JPGJPG solarflight08.JPG manage 161 K 23 Jun 2020 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
solarflight1.jpgjpg solarflight1.jpg manage 126 K 05 Jun 2016 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson,Manitoba-Canada
solarflight9.jpgjpg solarflight9.jpg manage 139 K 28 May 2020 - 11:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Deborah Petrie-Manitoba,Canada
Topic revision: r17 - 23 Jun 2020, TLaurin
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