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■(TB) 'Ancient Gold'

1970, DeForest

'Ancient Gold' ( Caroline DeForest, R. 1970). Seedling 66-42. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards iridescent primuline yellow (Ridgway); Fallls same, light signal patch at end of bright orange beard. (( 'Frances Kent' x pink seedling) x 'Flirtation') X 'Chinese Coral'. Irisnoll 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing ANCIENT GOLD. 34 inches. Large flowers; heavy substance. Ruffled standards, 2-1/2 x 3 inches, held tight at top. Graceful, flaring falls, 2-1/2 x 3; wine hafts. Irridescent "primuline yellow" (Ridgway). Three branches and terminal. Eight buds. A rich yellow with bright orange beard. Parentage: Sdlg. from Frances Kent, pink sdlg., Flirtation, crossed Chinese Coral. $25.00. Irisnoll.

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