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■(TB) 'Arctic'

1940, Kleinsorge

'Arctic' ( Rudolph Kleinsorge, R. 1941). TB, 48", Midseason bloom. Color Class- W4. 'Red Cross' x 'Birchbark'. Cooley 1940. Honorable Mention 1941, Award of Merit 1942.

Citations: A.I.S. Bulletin 82:3(July 1941)

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1943: ARCTIC (Kleinsorge). Very large white with shading of gold throughout the center of the flower. Vigorous grower and free bloomer. 48". $3.00.
From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: ARCTIC (Kleinsorge) A vigorous variety which performs well throughout the country and one which is very useful in landscaping. The flowers, of good size, are white with the central portion yellow. 3-1/2 to 4 feet. 75c; 3 for $2.00.
(1946) ARCTIC---I saw this again in several gardens but I am still unimpressed. [Unknown author, Varietal Comment. AIS Bulletin #101 (April 1946): 72
(1948) Arctic is of perfect form, with broad falls and ruffled standards, but, to me, it is less attractive than its parent, Birchbark. [A Critical Evaluation of Older Iris<, A.I.S. Bulletin 110:54/July 1948]
Sold from the following catalogs: Cooley's 1940; Milliken 1948; Salbach 1943; Tell 1947

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