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■(TB) 'Rainbow Gold'

1960, Plough

'Rainbow Gold' (Gordon Plough, R. 1959). Seedling# 55-5-25. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to late bloom. Intense buttercup-yellow self; tangerine-orange beard. 'Butterscotch Kiss' X (Innes: ('Ruth' x 'Rainbow Room') x 'Mary Randall'). Eden Road 1960. Honorable Mention 1960, Award of Merit 1962

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From AIS Bulletin #158, July 1960. Introducing RAINBOW GOLD (Plough) EML. 34 in. (Butterscotch Kiss) X (Innes: Ruth x Rainbow Room) x Mary Randall). Very large, intense Buttercup Yellow self. Beard is Tangerine Orange. All petal edges are heavily laced and crimped. Fertile both ways. H. C. '59. $35.00 net. Eden Road.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: RAINBOW GOLD (Plough '60) EML-34". Among largest flowers to be found with heavily laced & crimped petal edges. A stunning buttercup yellow. Apparently inherited its striking tangerine-orange beard from the Dykes Medalist, Mary Randall. Fertile both ways. Will undoubtedly go far in breeding. JC '61, AM '62 (Butterscotch Kiss X ((Ruth x Rainbow Room) x Mary Randall). Regularly $20; on $25 order $10.95.

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Topic revision: r14 - 19 Sep 2020, TLaurin
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