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(TB)''Grand Gesture'

1982, Palmer

'Grand Gesture' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1980). Seedling# 7555. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom. Standards light tannish yellow; falls red purple with white area dotted and veined red purple around beard, ruffled; orange beard tipped bronze. 'Diplomacy' X 'Cayenne Capers'. C Palmer 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing GRAND GFSTURE-TB, 34", E. Stds. light tannish yellow, ruffled, open and held. Wide, arched falls are red-purple, paling on edges. White area around beard streaked and dotted red-violet. Heavy substance. Orange beards tipped bronze. Two branches and spur, 12 buds-3 per socket. Diplomacy X Cayenne Capers. $25.00. Cleo Palmer.

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