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■(TB) 'Golden Unicorn'

1962, Austin

'Golden Unicorn' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1961). Seedling# 8192. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Color Class Y3. Standards bright light yellow; falls deeper yellow. 'Happy Birthday' X 'Horned Papa'. Rainbow 1962.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: GOLDEN UNICORN (Austin '62) ML-38". A topnotch deep golden yellow with long horns, up to 2". Frequently horns are tipped with small spoons, as wide as 3/4". Horns or spoons occasionally forked, frilled or bristled with long hairs, which make the flowers fascinatinG, & reveal infinite breedinG potentialities. Lots of pollen. Happy Birthday X Horned Papa. Regularly $5.00; on $10 order $3.75; on $25 order $3.25.

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GoldenUnicorn01.JPGJPG GoldenUnicorn01.JPG manage 51 K 24 Nov 2014 - 04:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GoldenUnicorn12BHI.JPGJPG GoldenUnicorn12BHI.JPG manage 67 K 20 Apr 2012 - 18:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
IMG_3096-X2_golden_unicorn.jpgjpg IMG_3096-X2_golden_unicorn.jpg manage 141 K 21 Feb 2016 - 03:31 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
goldenunicorn02.JPGJPG goldenunicorn02.JPG manage 65 K 19 Jun 2014 - 20:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r11 - 03 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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