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■(TB) 'Bright Halo'

1955, Randolph

'Bright Halo' (L. Fitz Randolph, R. 1955). TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4, Standards pale yellow, falls white with luminous yellow center. 'Mary E. Nicholls' x reverse yellow amoena seedling. Randolph 1955.

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From AIS Bulletin #138, July 1955. Introducing BRIGHT HALO-A very unusual combination of light yellow standards, white falls and a luminous deep yellow center with a very smooth haft and beard of exactly the same shade of rich golden yellow. The smoothly tailored blooms have erect, tightly closed standards and semi-flaring falls of firm substance, and are borne on sturdy bloom stalks of medium height. Midseason. Mary E. Nicholls X reverse yellow amoena seedling. $25.00. Randolph.
From Fleur De Lis Garden catalog 1956: BRIGHT HALO (Randolph 1955) M. 3& in, (Mary E. Nicholls x Reverse Yellow amoena sdlg.). A most unusual combination and a very lovely one; this has standards of very pale Bartya yellow and smooth white falls. The center of the flower is lighted by a flush of bright Empire gold that flows smoothly out onto the haft around a full beard of the same gold color. The flowers are beautifully tailored as to form and heavy of substance. 20.00.

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