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■(TB) 'Jungle Bird'

1958, Mayberry

'Jungle Bird' (George Mayberry, R. 1957). TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason late bloom. Color Class-V5, Standards amaranth; falls amaranth blended claret and violet. Muhlestein seedling: ('Miogem' x 'Campfire Glow') X Muhlestein seedling: (('Aubanel' x'May Day') x 'Lady Albright'). Tell 1958.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1958: JUNGLE BIRD (George Mayberry, Provo, Utah). Midseason-Late. 40 inches. (Tell sdlg: (Miogem x Campfire Glow) x Tell sdlg: ((51-66 sister: Aubanel x Mayday) x (Lady Albright)). A wide and very rich blend and the smoothest I have seen. There is not a vestige of a haft marking. Standards Amaranth, falls Amaranth blended rich claret and violet. Vigorous foliage and rhizomes both of which are disease resistant. Should be a great breeder to produce very smooth things in blends, browns and possibly reds. Has pollen, but pods with some difficulty, yet was compatible with Bang. No. 52-2-1. $25.00
 


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