, R. 1976). Seedling# G-9-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light citrus lemon; falls citrus lime; lemon-yellow beard. Seedling# B-22-4: ('Blarney Stone'
x ('Cool Valley'
x ('Frances Kent'
))) X seedling# C-1: (('Cool Valley'
x green seedling) x 'Cool Valley'
). Pacific Coast Hybridizers 1977.
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| From AIS Bulletin #224 Winter 1977 Introducing BUTTONWILLOW (Bernice Roe), a by-product of Bernice's green amoena breeding, has light lemon-yellow standards and lime-yellow falls. All petals are full, wide and rounded. The standards are closed and the wide falls flared. The healthy, free-growing plants plants produce several bloom stalks per plant, as well as leaving generous increase. (Blarney Stone x ((Frances Kent x Pinnacle) x 62-1) X ((Cool Valley x green seedling) x Cool Valley). $25.00. Pacific Coast Hybridizers.
| BUTTONWILLOW (Roe '77) has much green influence! Standards are a very light lemon yellow with falls of a very bright lemon-yellow; lemon beards. This is a very showy plant, although inclined to be rather tall with fair branching. [F. G. Stephenson, (VA), “1980 Iris Season Reviewed in Virginia”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 239 (October 1980): 42.]
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