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■(TB) 'Always'

1937, White

'Always' ( Clarence G. White, R. 1936) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W8. 'Theme' x 'Sacramento'.

Nursery listings: Milliken 1937.

Additional catalog references: Tell 1947.

ALWAYS (C. G . White). This iris gives an impression of a sturdiness that might endure always. The huge flowers are as if carved from old ivory, so thick and firm is their substance, yet delicately decorated with veins and fine spatterings of bronzed red-purple. The heavy orange beard accents and adds to the yellow glow which suffuses the center of the flower. The widely branched stems are tall and strong . There is nothing temperamental or flimsy about this giant plicata. $10.00. (Milliken, 1937).

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References:

American Iris Society. (n.d.). Alphabetical iris check list 1949: compiled from the records of the Registrar, Charles E.F. Gersdorff and Assistant Registrar, Mrs. Walter Colquitt, (p. 34). The American Iris Society.
Milliken Iris Gardens. (1937). Nursery catalog for 1937. The American Iris Society Iris Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://wiki.irises.org/pub/Hist/Info1937CatalogMilliken/1937_MILLIKEN_IRIS_GARDENS.pdf.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 91). The American Iris Society.


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