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■(TB) 'Cairo Lyric'

1973, Peterson

'Cairo Lyric' (Les Peterson, R. 1972). Seedling# LP 70-21-1C. TB, 32" (81 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards butterscotch-bronze; falls nearly black; butterscotch-bronze beard. 'Black Swan' X 'Gala Madrid'. L Peterson 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing CAIRO LYRIC. (Black Swan X Gala Madrid) TB, 3·2", ML. Like soft words of an Egyptian love ballad being whispered tenderly, "Make Me Yours," this unusual bicolor with full standards and beard of butterscotch-bronze and wide falls of near blackness draws your attention. HC '72. $25.00. Les Peterson.

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