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■(SDB) 'Orange Bantam'

1954, Jonas

'Orange Bantam' (Clarence Jonas, R. 1954). Seedling# 917-1. SDB, 10-12" (25-30 cm), Early bloom. Deep orange-yellow self. Seedling# 48-2: (Lapham seedling# M-8 x 'Flamely') X ('Carpathia' x Austrian pumila violet). Longfield 1956.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1955: ORANGE BANTAM (No. 917-1) (Lapham M-8 x Flamely) x (Carpathia x I. pumila violet). The first orange color in this type of Dwarf. A miniature Naranja. A bright Primuline Yellow, the falls overlaid with ocher, the beards Cadmium. Lovely, dainty well formed flowers on 10 inch stems. Early, hardy. $4.00.

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