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■(TB) Chestnut Cheeks'

1964, Austin

'Chestnut Cheeks' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Seedling# 108. TB, 40" (102 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class Y5, Standards golden-buff; falls pinkish golden-buff, flush of gold around edges. "Orchid Flame" X 'Menominee'. Rainbow 1965.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: CHESTNUT CHEEKS (Austin '65) ++ ++ EM-40". One of a new group of Re-Bloomers that will regularly produce 40" stalks in the summer. Standards rich golden buff, nicely arched and ruffled. Falls ruffled pinkish golden buff, with flush of gold around edge and chestnut cheeks. Prominent bright gold beard. Good pollen. (Orchid Flame X Menominee) Sdlg. 0108. Regularly $15.00; on $25 order $11.25.

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ChestnutCheeks01.JPGJPG ChestnutCheeks01.JPG manage 55 K 10 Dec 2014 - 21:09 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ChestnutCheeks02.JPGJPG ChestnutCheeks02.JPG manage 74 K 13 Aug 2021 - 18:10 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ChestnutCheeksBHI.jpgjpg ChestnutCheeksBHI.jpg manage 51 K 17 Nov 2011 - 20:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
chestnutcheeks01.jpgjpg chestnutcheeks01.jpg manage 126 K 06 Apr 2017 - 03:11 UnknownUser Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
chestnutcheeks1.JPGJPG chestnutcheeks1.JPG manage 522 K 05 May 2018 - 02:20 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
chestnutcheeks2.JPGJPG chestnutcheeks2.JPG manage 529 K 05 May 2018 - 02:23 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
chestnutcheeks3.JPGJPG chestnutcheeks3.JPG manage 531 K 05 May 2018 - 02:43 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r11 - 13 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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