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■(TB) 'Exotic Fire'

1964, Austin

'Exotic Fire' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Sdlg. 1100. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class R3, Carmine red self. 'Firebright' X 'Autumn Flame'. Rainbow 1964.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: EXOTIC FIRE (Austin '64) + + M-40". Exotic, flaring, carmme-red bitone with prominent thick bright orange beard. Some bright violet streaking and chimeras of up to half of petal. Not only does it have extremely heavy fall bloom, but it has great potentialities as a breeder for exotic color patterns. Now shows only a good start in this direction, but this is the way these things begin. Fertile. Firebright X Autumn Flame. Sdlg. #1100. Regularly $15.00; on $20 order $1O.5O; on $25 order $8.25.
 

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ExoticFire12BHI.JPGJPG ExoticFire12BHI.JPG manage 61 K 18 Apr 2012 - 18:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ExoticFireBHI.jpgjpg ExoticFireBHI.jpg manage 113 K 18 Nov 2011 - 01:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
exoticfire01.JPGJPG exoticfire01.JPG manage 448 K 11 May 2018 - 19:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
exoticfire02.JPGJPG exoticfire02.JPG manage 422 K 11 May 2018 - 19:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r9 - 10 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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