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Oriental Gold (1974)

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Cultivar
Oriental Gold (1974)
Originator
Japan / Smirnow
Group
Date
1974

Double. Parentage unknown, bloomed first 1959. Yellow, ball form. No stamens, good substance, one bud per stem, pollen no fragrance. 33-36 inches in height, bright green foliage, blooms midsea-son. Good stem strength and vigorous. I brought this in, from Japan in 1960. As seedling, there it was known as Yokihi, also as Aurea. Have since introduced plant here and countries in Asia, Europe, South America, Australia and New Zealand. Registered by Louis Smirnow, Jan. 16, 1974.

Reference: 1974-209:41