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■(SDB) 'Flower Child'

1989, Byers

'Flower Child' ( Monty Byers, R. 1988). Seedling E24-110. SDB, 8.5" (22 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards white; Falls green gold spray pattern from hafts, diffusing into wine, then grape overlay with white edge; white beard tipped yellow; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Small Flash' X 'Ditto'. Sibling to 'Frankincense'. Moonshine Gardens 1989.

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Flower Child REB 1988 Byers sdb.JPGflowerchild02.jpgflowerchild9.JPGsdb flower child.JPGSDBFlowerChild.jpg
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From Moonshine Gardens catalog, 1989: FLOWER CHILD (SDB) 81, E-L. E24-110: SMALL FLASH X DITTO. White S. and white borders around multicolored F.-a green-gold spray pattern from the hafts suffuses into a wine, then grape overlay; white beards tipped yellow. What a beautiful coat of many colors this child wears. Perfect form, super wide, and round and very ruffled. The flowers have ranged in size from medium large to quite small. Lots of rebloom here every year in early October. Like its sib FRANKINCENSE it is very fragrant--sometimes smells like sweet aromatic pipe tobacco. $10.00
 

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-- LoicT - 2009-12-24
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Flower_Child_REB_1988_Byers_sdb.JPGJPG Flower_Child_REB_1988_Byers_sdb.JPG manage 62 K 24 Dec 2009 - 14:37 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
SDBFlowerChild.jpgjpg SDBFlowerChild.jpg manage 58 K 06 Jan 2011 - 18:32 EleanorHutchison Picture by Snowpeak Iris
flowerchild02.jpgjpg flowerchild02.jpg manage 57 K 24 Jul 2014 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
flowerchild9.JPGJPG flowerchild9.JPG manage 178 K 12 Jun 2022 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
sdb_flower_child.JPGJPG sdb_flower_child.JPG manage 70 K 26 Oct 2010 - 23:05 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
Topic revision: r12 - 12 Jun 2022, TLaurin
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