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■(TB) 'Moonlight Dance'

1987, Brown

'Moonlight Dance' (Opal Brown, R. 1987). Seedling# 83-3A12. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled light mimosa yellow (RHS 8C). slightly lighter in center of falls; self beard. 'Crème De Crème' X seedling# 81-3A23: ((('Dawn Flight' x 'Winter Olympics') x (pink seedling x 'Irish Lullaby')) x 'Lemon Mist'). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing MOONLIGHT DANCE (0. Brown '87) TB, 35". Tall strong stalks carry 7 buds. 7-1/2" blooms with 3-1/2" wide ruffled, semi-flaring falls. Light mimosa yellow (RHS 8C), slightly lighter in center; self beards. Ruffled and swirled standards. So clean, flowers appear to have been washed. A garden favorite the past 2 years. Sdlg. 83-3A12: Creme de Creme X inv. seedlings including Dawn Flight, Winter Olympics, Irish Lullaby and Lemon Mist. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.

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