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■(SDB) 'Apricot Elf'

1979, Hamblen

'Apricot Elf' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1978). Seedling M73-26A., R. SDB, height 10" (25 cm), Early midseason bloom. Light orange (RHS 27B) with spot pattern of cocoa pink on Falls; beard tangerine in throat blending to near white at tip. Seedling M70-16: (('Baria' x 'Celestial Glory') x 'Dove Wings') X 'Dove Wings'. Mission Bell 1979. Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing APRICOT ELF. EM, 25 cm. Perky, flaring, small flowers in proportion to their height. Ruffled, cupped stands are light orange (RHS 27B); falls same with hafts and spot pattern Of deeper color (cocoa-pink). Beards are tangerine in throat lightening to near white at tips. Floriferous. ((Baria x Celestial Glory) x Dove Wings) X Dove Wings, No. M73-26A. $10.00. Mission Bell.

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