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■(TB) 'Full Dress'

1960, Brown

'Full Dress' (Opal Brown, R. 1959). Seedling# 8-20-B19. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Aureolin-yellow self; saffron-yellow beard. 'Gay Princess' x 'Country Cuzzin'. Sunnyhills 1960. High Commendation 1959, as seedling# 8-20-B19; Honorable Mention 1960.

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Opal Brown's FULL DRESS, one of the brightest stars in the garden constellation, is a vibrant yellow self with fine intricate lacing, large globular flowers and good growth habits. Melba Hamblen, "Honors, Review and Preview", A.I.S. Bulletin 164 (Jan. 1962): 15.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FULL DRESS (O. Brown '60) M. 34 in. Gay Princess x Country Cuzzin. A heavily laced bright yellow with dark saffron yellow beard. Form is good and substance is heavy. H.M. 1960. NET 12.00.

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Topic revision: r18 - 16 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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