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(TB) 'Cream Gem'

1963, Olson

'Cream Gem' (Marvin Olson, R. 1962). Seedling# 59-39A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4W, Standards lemon-yellow; falls white edged lemon-yellow; lemon-yellow beard. ('Lemon Fluff' x 'Song Of Songs') X 'Lemon Fluff'. Schaan's Gard 1963.

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. Introducing CREAM GEM (M. Olson '63). Seedling No. 59-39A ((Lemon Fluff x Song of Songs) X Lemon Fluff)). This very wide beauty is indeed a "gem" for front-of-border. The color combination of two tones of lemon yellow and clean white is very pleasing. Standards are lemon yellow (4/3 Wilson), closed and slightly overlapping. Falls are white, edged lemon yellow (4/3 Wilson) upper area a deep lemon yellow (4/1 Wilson). Falls are semi-flaring, very wide and heavily laced, enhanced by a bright lemon yellow beard. The heavy-substanced, smooth textured blooms are nicely displayed on a 34" sturdy stalk. Midseason. HC '60. Net $20.00. Schaan's Garden.

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