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■(TB) 'Waxing Moon'

1957, Fay

'Waxing Moon' (Orville Fay, R. 1957) Seedling# 53-44. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Clear light yellow; yellow beard. Fay seedling# 47-2 X ('Sunray' x 'Dolly Varden'). Fay 1957. High Commendation 1954; Honorable Mention 1957; Judges' Choice 1958; Award of Merit 1960.

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Photo scanned from the 1971 Gilbert H. Wild   Son catalogue by Terry Laurin


From Fay catalog, 1957: Waxing Moon $20.00 (1957) No. 53-44--Yellow from Pink Breeding. Round and full petaled, very clear medium light yellow self with a beard to match; no haft marks. The color is so clear that this flower radiates a yellow inner light. 35 inches tall, well branched. H.C. 1954.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: WAXING MOON (Fay '57) EM-36". Beautiful; lacy ruffling & wonderful texture & such wonderfully rounded flowers it does look like a big round moon. A very clear lemonyellow, with beards to match. No haft marks. This one is a true eye-catcher! HM '57, AM '60. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.95; on $25 order $1.40; 3 for $4.00.

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