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(AB) 'Top Hilly'

1938, White

'Top Hilly' OB- (Clarence G. White, R. 1938). AB, TMB, tall, Midseason bloom. Color Class-W5. Yellow toned white, feathered darker. One-fourth onco. White, 1938.

Also listed in TB web: 'Top Hilly'.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942: TOP HILLY (White 1938) M. A charming Onco hybrid with larger flowers and better branching than most of this group. The flowers have broad rounded standards and falls of smooth pearl white blended with lemon yellow at the edge. 36 in. $1.00.
From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1948: TOP HILLY (C. G. White) This iris has flowers larger than the others in this group and stems that average about 3 feet in height. The flowers have broad round petals of beautiful pearl white blended at the edges of all petals with lemon yellow. This gives a charming effect. 75c; 3 for $2.00.
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: TOP HILLY AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1938). Seedling# NIA. TMB, tall, midseason. One-fourth onco AIS Color Class: W5 (white ground with yellow feathering). '76 CL: Yellow toned white, feathered darker. Rainbow: "Standards glistening white, flushed, veined,and edged pale yellow. Falls pearly white flushed lemon yellow around edge with pale blue signal. Intense orange beard. "Vallette: "white, marked yellow." White, 1938. Notes: An OB- in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 540; ASI '76, p. 85; Vallette, p.179.

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Topic revision: r12 - 12 Mar 2020, Betsy881
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