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■(TB) 'Gentle Giant'

1973, Tucker

'Gentle Giant' (James Tucker, R. 1972). Seedling# 726B. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards yellow with buff overlay; falls yellow; yellow beard. 'Orchid Brocade' X 'Joy Dancer'. Southern Meadows 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing GENTLE GIANT (James Tucker 1973) EM 30" (Orchid Brocade X Joy Dancer). A striking large flower with yellow falls. Citron yellow standards have a small white center. 8 buds on a very strong stalk that never needs to be staked. An excellent grower, very vigorous and disease resistant. He 1972. $25.00. Southern Meadows Garden.

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