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(TB) 'Gay Surprise'

1975, Redenbo

'Gay Surprise' (Marilyn Redenbo, R. 1973). Seedling# 8092B. TB, 28" (71 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards blend of red-violet (RHS 77A) and bronze-yellow (163A); falls same, bronze-yellow at haft and small blaze of violet (87A) at tip of bronze-yellow beard. 'Gracie Pfost' X seedling# 4-75-4: ('Dream Dance' x 'Wayward Wind'). Redenbo 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing GAY SURPRISE (Marilyn J. Redenbo). TB, 28", M-L. The ruffled medium-sized flowers are a gay blend of red-violet (RHS 77A) and bronze-yellow (163A). Bronze-yellow at haft and small blaze of violet at tip of bronze-yellow beard. 9 buds. Gracie Pfost X (Dream Dance x Wayward Wind). EC and Best Seedling of the Centralia Show 1973. Net $25.00. Redenbo's Iris Garden.

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