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(TB) 'Golden Gene'

1962, Quadros

'Golden Gene' (Carl Quadros, R. 1961). Seedling# 56-300. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-OY1D, Deep orange-yellow self. 'Orange Frills' X 'Gold Torch'. Tell 1962.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: GOLDEN GENE (Carl Quadros) Midseason Late 36". (Orange Frills x Gold Torch) Richest golden-yellow self looking as though it had come through Char-Maize blood. Rounded, full flaring form with domed standards. An eye-catcher in the garden. Certainly has GENES for many colors including deep yellows, oranges, pinks, salmons, etc. #56-300 (Co-introduced with C. & A. Iris Gardens, Sacramento,California.) $20.00
From AIS Bulletin #170, July 1963: "Golden Gene (Quadros). A very deep golden self, color very intense and outstanding. Flaring falls and domed standards. Falls very wide, branching very good."

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