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■(TB) 'Katharine Fay'

1945, Fay

'Katharine Fay' (Orville Fay, R. 1943 ) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-WW. 'Gloriole' x white seedling# 39-3. Fay 1945. High Commendation 1943, Honorable Mention 1945, Award of Merit 1947.

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1946: KATHERINE FAY (Fay 1945). A splendid hardy white from 'Illinois'. Blooms are large in pure white with no yellow in the center. Standards are tall, ruffled and remain closed. Semi-flaring falls, slightly ruffled. Strong, well branched 35" stems. Free bloomer. Hardy. $12.00.
From Fay catalog, 1949: Katherine Fay No.41-31 Gloriole X 39-3/ $5.00. Large, pure white with broad, well-formed flowers and wavy petals. Withstands wind and hot weather. Completely winter hardy. H .M. 1945; A.M. 1947.
From Hallcroft Iris catalog, 1949: KATHARINE FAY. H. C. 1943, H. M. 1945. A. M. 1947. A grand white, originated by Mr .Orville Fay of Wilmette, Ill. The large pure white flowers have no yellow in the center. It has tall ruffled standards and wide ruffied semi-flaring falls. The sturdy well branched 34-inch stems and vigorous growing plants further recommend it as an excellent hardy white. $5.00.

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