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(TB) 'White Foam'

1958, Knowlton

'White Foam' (Harold Knowlton, R. 1953) TB, Seedling #47-29A. 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. White self, all white. 'Snow Flurry' X 'Cloud Castle'. Fairmount 1958. High Commendation 1953. Honorable Mention 1958.

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WHITE FOAM 47-29A (Knowlton 1958) ML. This iris is appropriately named for the flowers remind one of the white foamy crest of an ocean wave. A very large pure white with ruffled conic standards that are firmly closed. The full flaring falls are fluted at the edges and are void of venations on the hafts. The full beard is pale yellow in the throat and tipped pure white. The flowers are well spaced on 4 way branching sturdy stalks. The whole flower has a glistening texture that is most appealing and it is always admired by garden visitors. Snow Flurry x Cloud Castle. H.C., A.I.S. 1953. 36 in. $15.00. _Fairmount Gardens, Lowell, Massachusetts. Iris Catalog 1958.

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