In an effort to find an Easter lily that was more resistant to virus and diseases, an Easter lily breeding program was established in 1960 in Harbor, OR. A cultivar was produced that was promising to the researchers working on the project.
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June 1968 Vol. 12, Issue 1 Page 3
A.N. Roberts Walter Bomhoff Department of Horticulture Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR