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(TB) 'Elysian Gold'

1955, DeForest

'Elysian Gold' (Fred DeForest, R. 1955). TB, 38-40", Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1, Self of sulphur-yellow (Ridgway). 'Cloudcap' x seedling of 'Blue Shimmer'. Irisnoll 1955

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: ELYSIAN GOLD (DeF. '55) M. 38 in. (Cloudcap x Blue Shimmer Sdlg.) A real beauty with large, broad petaled, heavily substanced, exquisitely formed flowers. A self of rich chartreuse gold. 1.00.
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1964: ELYSIAN GOLD (Deforest 1955) Each 2.00. Large ruffled flowers of sulphur yellow or chartreuse gold self. Has proven a good parent, especially in the search for new tangerine bearded plicatas. 38 inches.

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Topic revision: r8 - 01 Jul 2019, Betsy881
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