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■(MTB) 'Whispering Sprite'

1968, Guild

'Whispering Sprite' (Dorothy Guild, R. 1966). Seedling #63N1. MTB, 26" (66 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-W1Gcm, Greenish white self with blue veined hafts; bluish color running onto base of falls. 'Nambe' X unknown. Guild 1968. Honorable Mention 1969.

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Awaiting original catalog description
One of her best is WHISPERING SPRITE ('66); its small frilly white flowers have a definite greenish cast and bluish hafts; superior form is combined with good performance. [Jean Witt, “Miniature Tall Bearded Varietal Comment,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 60.]

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Topic revision: r11 - 26 Mar 2024, dougchyz
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