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(TB) 'Camelot'

1918, Bliss

'Camelot' ( Arthur J. Bliss, 1918) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2. 'Assuerus' x 'Mrs. Horace Darwin'.

Additional nursery listings: Brook Gardens 1933

See below:

Camelot resampled from wister slide.jpg

References:

Awaiting original catalog description
From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: CAMELOT. (Bliss 1918.) White, edged pale violet. The tallest Plicata. 48 inches.
 
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: CAMELOT (Bliss). S. and F. creamy white edged with pale violet. One of the latest blooming varieties in the plicata group. This is a very clean looking, dainty plicata, giving a splendid effect in the garden, is 36 inches high, and is probably the tallest growing plicata. Very floriferous. $0.50
See John C. Wister Collection, Scott Arboretum Archives, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Wister%20Iris%20012%20--%20Iris%20Camelot%20%28Bliss%29.jpg

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