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(TB) 'Harvest Holiday'

1957, Lyon

'Harvest Holiday' (David Lyon, R. 1956). Seedling# 617-51-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early bloom. Color Class-Y3, Standards buttercup-yellow (Wilson 5/1) shaded golden brown; falls buttercup shaded lighter; beard saffron-yellow tipped violet. (Seedling# D315-48-2: 'Char-Maize' x 'Chérie') x 'Twilight Sky'. Lyon 1957.

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From Lyon's Irisland catalog, 1959: HARVEST HOLIDAY (Lyon '57) $17.00 An unusual color. Standards light buttercup yellow - shaded golden brown; the falls are a deeper buttercup yellow in the center, blending to a golden brown edge; beard saffron yellow.38 ". M. ((D315-48 -2: Char-Maize x Cherie) X Twilight Sky). H .C.'56.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: HARVEST HOLIDAY (Lyon '58) M. 38 in. (Char-maize x Cherie) x Twilight Sky. A large showy flower with buttercup yellow stands flushed copper and deep yellow falls edged golden brown and accented by a violet tipped beard. H.C. 1958. 2.50.

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