(TB) 'Signpost'

1991, Ghio

'Signpost' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1990). Seedling# 85-24G4. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards orange; falls white, edged orange; beards tangerine. Seedling# 83-37: (((('Artiste' x 'Tupelo Honey') x (('Malaysia' x 'Carolina Honey') x (seedling# 73-122Z: ('Hi Top' x (('Ponderosa' x 'Travel On') x 'Peace Offering' sibling)) x seedling# 73-17G: ('Louise Watts' sibling x (((('Commentary' x 'Claudia Rene') x 'Claudia Rene') x 'Ponderosa') x ('Ponderosa' x 'New Moon')))))) x 'Crystal Dawn') x ('Preface' sibling x 'Crystal Dawn')) X seedling# 82-198F3: ((('Cream Taffeta' x ('Show Time' x ('Ponderosa' x 'New Moon'))) x ('Ballet In Orange' x seedling# 73-122Z)) x 'Caption'). Bay View 1991.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog,1991: SIGNPOST, 40 inches, late to very late season. $35.00. The name suggests that this is the first of our orange band line. Very large blooms on tall sterns with plentiful buds. The standards are mid to deep orange and the falls are white with a precise orange band. Light ruffling and tangerine beard completes this new adventure. The pedigree of the year. No. 85-24G4: (((Artiste x Tupelo Honey) x (Malaysia x Caroline Honey) x (3-122Z: (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering))) x 73-17G (Louise Watts sib x (((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Crystal Dawn) x (Preface sib x Crystal Dawn)) X 82-198F3: (( ((Cream Taffeta x (Show Time x (Ponderosa x New Moon)) x (Ballet in Orange x 73-122Z)) x Caption).

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