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(TB) 'Aztec Gold'

1966, Randolph

'Aztec Gold' ( L. Fitz Randolph, R. 1966). Seedling 57322-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YlF, Medium yellow self. 53263-1 ( 'Gypsy' x 'Ola Kala') x 'Gypsy Classic' X 54178-3 ('Dolly Varden' x seedlings). Randolph 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #182 July 1966 Introducing AZTEC GOLD (Randolph '66) EM, 34", TB sdlg. 57322-1 (GYPSY x OLA KALA) x GYPSY CLASSIC X (DOLLY VARDEN x Sdlg.). A brilliant goldenyellow (Munsell hue: vivid yellow 2.5Y 8/12) having the attractiveness and charm of the fabulous Aztec gold ornaments. Large, attractively ruffled flowers of firm substance well spaced on stiff erect stems. A vigorous, Winter-hardy, disease-resistant plant that consistently produces an abundance of bloom; as a seedling this iris was rated by a leading West German hybridizer as among the best of the recent originations in its color class. $25.00. Randolph Iris Garden.

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