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■(MDB) 'Little Mella'

1981, Williams

'Little Mella' (Frank A. Williams, R. 1979). Seedling #P1. MDB, 5-6" (13-15 cm). Very early bloom. Light yellow self; white and blue beard. From two I. mellita hybrids from 'Mother Mella'. Miller's Manor 1981.

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From Adamgrove catalog, 1997: LITTLE MELLA (F. Williams, 81) Greenish yellow, with faint green veining. Bushy white-blue beards. Shows I. suaveolens (mellita) heritage in its pointed look, the greenish cast, and the grape scent hinting of vanilla. "Mellita" is from the Greek, "honey-sweet." [From two I. suaveolens hybrids out of Mother Mella) $2.50
 

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