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■(TB) 'White Bouquet'

1957, Hinkle

'White Bouquet' (Georgia Hinkle, R. 1954) TB, 38" (97 cm), Late bloom. White self, creamy toned, definite green undertone; beard creamy white. 'Spanish Peaks' X 'First Affection'. Hinkle 1957. Honorable Mention 1957.

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From AIS Bulletin #145, April 1957. Introducing WHITE BOUQUET (Spanish Peaks x First Affection) Huge creamy white self, including beard. Buds and underside of falls are green. Extra wide hafts. Branching and substance are good. Medium to late blooming. 38 to 40 in. $25. Hinkle.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963 WHITE BOUQUET (Hinkle '57) ML-38". A huge creamy white self, even to the beard. Buds & underside of falls are green. So fine that it has often been reported as the "best new white seen." Standards nicely domed; falls have extremely wide hafts, placing it definitely with the truly modern Iris. Splendid substance & excellent branching. HM'57, RU-JC'58. Spanish Peaks X First Affection. Regularly $3.50: on $15 order 2 for $2.45; on $25 order 3 for $1.75.

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