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■(JI) 'Driven Snow'

1961, Marx

'Driven Snow' (Walter Marx, R. 1960) Seedling 60-23. JI (double), 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. White self with extra petaloids. From two Marhigo seedlings. Marx 1961.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1962: DRIVEN SNOW (Marx 1961) Each $7.50. We never seem to grow enough of these beautiful snowy white Marhigos. This and SILVER WAVES introduced last year are quite distinct from the white varieties we introduced previously. As the picture portrays, a dominant feature of this beauty is the prominent center composed of many petaloids that seems to bubble up from the heart of each bloom. Large wavy flowers are fully double and possess extra good substance. Averages 8 to 9 inches. Midseason to late. 4 feet. Picture page 8.
 

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IMG_9861-X2_driven_snow.jpgjpg IMG_9861-X2_driven_snow.jpg manage 145 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:29 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
drivensnow.JPGJPG drivensnow.JPG manage 51 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
drivensnow01.JPGJPG drivensnow01.JPG manage 785 K 12 Dec 2017 - 14:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 12 Dec 2017, TLaurin
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