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(TB) 'Dimity'

1919, Bliss

'Dimity' (Arthru J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W2. ('Mme Chéreau' x 'Cordelia') X 'Mme. Chereau' x 'Queen Of May').

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From R. Wallace Co. catalog, 1922: DIMITY (Bliss, 1919). A strong growing variety with tall branching spikes. Standards white, slightly veined and pencilled mauve. Falls wide, long, and spreading, of fine shape, faintly veined with lavender towards the upper half. Very decorative plant as a cut flower. This is one of the most distinct of Mr. Bliss's seedlings. Its soft colouring will appeal to all. 3 ft. C II. 5/- each.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: DIMITY (Bliss 1919). S. white, slightly veined and penciled mauve; F.wide, long and spreading, finely veined with lavender toward the uppet half; beard white, tipped brown. A distinct variety of soft coloring that is very beautiful as a cut flower. 36 inches. 60 cts. each; $1.50 for 3; $5.00 per doz.
From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1930: DIMITY (Bliss, 1919). Standards white slightly flushed and penciled mauve, ruffled; falls veined at haft, flaring. Erect, well-branched stems with large flowers. Three feet. An excellent cut flower that is dainty and fine. $0.35.

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Topic revision: r9 - 22 Dec 2017, Betsy881
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