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■(TB) 'Hombre'

1980, Nelson

'Hombre' (Roger Nelson, R. 1979). Seedling RN 74-33A. TB, 31-32" (79-81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards blend of medium copper, rose and golden brown with hint of golden bronze at tip, ruffled; Falls blend of medium copper, rose and golden brown with subtle golden bronze rim and purple-violet blaze below dark gold-orange beard; deeper henna brown hafts, fluted and ruffled. 'Cosmopolitan' X 'Glory Bound'. Contemporary Gardens, Iris Country 1980. Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #236 January 1980 Introducing HOMBRE. (Cosmopolitan X Glory Bound). Intense blend of copper, rose and golden brown with violet blaze below gold-orange beard. $25.00. Contemporary Gardens.
From Contemporary Gardens catalog,1980: HOMBRE - TB, 32" (80 cm), Midseason. Typically "Old West" for boldness of color. Upright moderately ruffled standards are a bright blend of medium copper-rose and golden-brown with hints of bronze at the edges. Wide, flaring, ruffled and fluted falls are a bright blend of medium copper-rose and golden-brown with subtle bronze rim and purple-violet blaze below dark gold beards. Hafts are deeper henna-brown. 3 branches plus spur, 8 buds. Vigorous, healthy plants. Sdlg. RN74-33A: (Cosmopolitan X Glory Bound). $25.00.
 


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