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■(AB) 'Desert Dove'

1972, Flanagan

'Desert Dove' OGB (Lin Flanagan, R. 1972). Seedling 64034-11. AB, 34" (86 cm). Late bloom. Standards pale violet, smooth; Falls light beige; wine red signal; orange beard. 'Dove Song' X 'Kalifa Hirfa'. Aril Society, 1973. Honorable Mention 1974.

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DesertDove1Photo by Gisela Dathe


From AIS Bulletin #210 July 1973 Introducing DESERT DOVE (Flanagan '72) AR; 34". Sdlg. 64034-11. (Dove Song x Kalifa Hirfa). A large, tall arilbred, smoothly finished in tones of pale violet and light beige, with a burgundy-red overlay below the subdued orange beard. Domed standards and wide, recurved falls. This arilbred is free of the dark splotches and markings so often found in this kind of breeding. Very fertile pollen. $20. Rockhill Gardens.

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-- AnitaMoran - 2010-01-20
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DesertDove2.jpgjpg DesertDove2.jpg manage 23 K 12 Feb 2010 - 17:13 BetsyHiggins Photo by Gisela Dathe
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