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(TB) 'Country Poet'

1968, Peterson

'Country Poet' (Les Peterson, R. 1967). Seedling# LP 66-300. TB, 40" (102 cm). Late midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4OR. Standards deep yellow, heavily suffused color of falls; falls smooth chestnut brown-red; styles and beard yellow. Seedling# LP 63-99 ('Crescendo' x 'Tantallon') X seedling# LP 63-55(involving line of red and yellow seedlings). Tell 1968.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing COUNTRY POET (Les Peterson). M-L. 40". (LP 63-99: CRESCENDO x TANTALLON) X (LP 63-55, involving MOONTIDE, BRYCE CANYON, CHAMOIS, CHINA MAID, BERMUDA SAND, BURMESE RUBY, YOUNG BRAVE, PRAIRIE SUNSET, FIRECRACKER, RED WAVES, GARNET ROYAL). So-called bicolored red. Standards deep yellow overlaid color of falls, which are rich chestnut-brown-red. Styles and beard yellow. Beautifully branched with 12 buds opening over a period of 24 days. Eleven votes HC '67. LP 66-300. $25.00. Tell's Iris Garden.

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