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■(TB) 'Neon Magic'

1974, Brown

'Neon Magic' (Opal Brown, R. 1974) Seedling# 9-19E1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light red-orange (RHS 37D) blended to light orange (28D) at edge; falls light orange blend (25 to 28D); Indian orange (32A) beard. (('Chinese Coral' x pink seedlings) x 'Orange Parade') X ('Lightup' x 'Chinese Coral'). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing NEON MAGIC (0. L. Brown '74). TB, ML, 35". Widely flaring orange with closed standards, ruffled petals and heavy substance. Outstanding feature is the long, rich orange, plushlike beard of half-inch width. Very striking and colorful. Nice stalk with 7 buds. Won the "Best Seedling Award" at 1973 Region 13 Meeting as Sdlg. 9-19El: ((Chinese Coral x pink sdlg.) x Orange Parade) X (Lightup x Chinese Coral). Net $25.00. Brown's sunnyhill Gardens.

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