( Bertrand Farr
, 1915) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W8.
| From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: POCAHONTAS — (Farr.) (Plic.) Very large and elegantly formed flowers, orchid type. F. white deeply frilled bright bluish- violet; F. pure velvety white, lightly bordered bluish-violet along sides; style arms clear bluish- violet. Lovely. 75c.
| From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: POCAHONTAS. (Farr 1915.) S. and F. pure white, with S. faintly bordered pale blue. Very large orchid type of flower, with elegantly frilled petals. 28 inches.
| From Bonnewitz catalog, 1926: POCAHONTAS (Farr) $0.35. Standards and falls pure white bordered pale violet. Mid-season. Similar to Anna Farr and nearly equal to it in quality. One of the most popular standard varieties. Tall, vigorous grower. Two rhizomes at 30c each; five or more rhizomes at 25c each. Special prices for quantity.
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