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(TB) 'Gem State'

1961, Nelson

'Gem State' (Jeannette Nelson, R. 1960). Seedling# 59-42-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason late bloom. Color Class-YO3, Standards pinkish apricot, edged gold; falls apricot, lemon hafts; yellow beard. ( 'Cloudcap' X 'Palomino') X 'Soaring Kite'. Eden Road 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #165, April 1962. Introducing GEM STATE (J. Nelson) ML. 38 in. (Nike sib X Soaring Kite). Delicately tinted stds. of pale mimosa-yellow flushed pink and falls same with haft and edges deep mimosa. Form is fine with ruffling and fluting. Substance is good. Fertile both ways. HC. '61. $30.00. Eden Road.

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