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■(TB) 'Butterfly Kiss'

1984, Hamblen

'Butterfly Kiss' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1983). Seedling# H78-79F. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Blue orchid, henna hafts; light tangerine beard. Seedling# 76-27D: (('Fashion Fling' x 'Lilac Flare') x 'Sugarplum Fairy') X seedling# 76-26A: ('Sugarplum Fairy' x 'Heavenly Harmony'). Mission Bell Gardens 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #252, January 1984 Introducing BUTTERFLY KISS-36", EM. Glistening bluish orchid with an inner sheen as if touched by butterfly's kiss. Light henna hafts; lightly tipped blue beards. Large, wide petaled flowers bloom generously on strong, well-branched stalks. (Song of Spring X (Sugarplum Fairy x Heavenly Harmony)). #H78-79F. HC '83. Net $25.00. Mission Bell.

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