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■(TB) 'Java Sunbird'

1974, Zurbrigg

'Java Sunbird' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1973). Seedling# 68-112A. TB, height 32" (81 cm), Early to midseason bloom and rebloom (Oct in VA). Standards white with some yellow suffusion; stylearms near white; falls bright yellow with white central stripe; deep orange-yellow beard. Seedling# 65-37-TYA: (('Banff' x 'Pin Up Girl') x 'Flame Kiss') X 'Gold and Ermine'. Avonbank 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing JAVA SUNBIRD-An exceptionally brilliant deep yellow amoena. The drenching of bright yellow on the falls catches all eyes. The white S. have considerable influence of yellow. Well- branched stems, 30" to 36", with high bud count, usually eleven. Pod fertile, some pollen. Blooms May and early October. (Sdlg. x Java Dove) X Gold and Ermine. Sdlg. 68-112A-Oct. $30.00. Avonbank Iris Garden.

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