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■(TB) 'Irish Whim'

1958, Muhlestein

'Irish Whim' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1957). Seedling# 57-109. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-GW1, Green-white self. 'Purissima' X 'Azure Lake'. Tell 1958.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1958: IRISH WHIM (Tell). Midseason-Late. 40 inches. (Purissima x Azure Lake.) Very wide, ruffled white with a green cast throughout. Like its half sister, Snow Flurry, it has a lot of charm. This should be a great breeder to go with other green-toned iris such as Breath O'Killarney, Angela Mia, Green Chance and Winged Goddess. Could breed ruffled and laced blues and whites. Gorgeous flower, foliage and stalk. No. 57-199. $20.00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: IRISH WHIM (Muhlestein '58) ML-40". A gorgeous very wide, ruffled white with a green cast throughout. A half sister to Snow Flurry, and one with lots of charm. Wide-angle branching. Could breed ruffled & laced blues & whites as well as greens. Purissima X Azure Lake. Regularly $2:50; on $15 order 2 for $1.95; on $25 order 3 for $1.75.

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