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■(IB) 'Mrs. Horace Darwin'

1888, Foster

'Mrs. Horace Darwin' (Sir Michael Foster, 1888) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W1. Highly Commended Royal Horticultural Society 1903, 1916.
Note: Also listed in TB web; see 'Mrs Horace Darwin'.

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Iris Mrs Horace DarwinIris Mrs Horace DarwinIris Mrs Horace DarwinPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Old House GardensPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Rick Tasco

References

From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: MRS. H. DARWIN — (Am.) New. Very beautiful, early and free flowering. S. clear white; F. white veined violet at the base. Two feet. 15c.
From Fryer's catalog, 1921: Standards pure white; Falls slightly reticulated at the base; very beautiful and free-flowering. 22". 20¢ or $2.00/doz.
 
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: MRS. H. DARWIN (Foster, 1893). S. white; F. white slightly marked with violet. A pretty little flower, though I like Innocenza better. Early. 20-24 inch. 20c.
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Synonyms

Camellia, Eytheria, Mrs. Charles Wheeler, Mrs. H. Darwin.

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Topic revision: r24 - 30 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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