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(TB) 'On Guard'

1947, Carpenter

'On Guard' (Carl Carpenter, R. 1947) TB. Late bloom. Color Class-Y4L. 'Ming Yellow' x Yellow seedling of Dr. Grant. Tell, Fairmount Gdns. 1949. Highly Commended 1948, Honorable Mention 1949.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1955: ON GUARD (C. Carpenter 1949) M. L. Large full flowers of warm yellow softened to a lighter tone in the center on the falls and a slight infusion of old gold at the haft around the full yellow beard. The firm standards are cupped and closed, the broad falls are semi-flaring and lightly ruffled at the edge. The whole flower has a delightful picoteed border that adds to its individuality and charm. A good grower, it has been tested in many parts of the country. H. C., A. I. S. 1948. H. M., A. I. S. 1949. 40 in. Introduced by Fairmount Gardens in 1949 for $15.00.

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