■(MTB) 'White Canary'
, R. 1972). Seedling #69R29. MTB, 23" (58 cm), Early to midseason bloom. White ground, lightly stitched blue; pale yellow beard; crests have blue rib. Seedling #62R34: (('Speckles'
x I. reginae
) x (pink amoena x Welch seedling #444)) X (('Kaleidoscope'
) x sibling). Earl Roberts 1973. Honorable Mention 1974; Williamson-White Award 1979
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| From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing WHITE CANARY. MTB. 22". 62R34 (Speckles X I. reginae x (pink amoena x Welch 444) X ((Kalaidescope x Parakeet) x sib). HC '72. This dainty table iris is a rapid increaser and good bloomer. Ivory-white standards and falls both lightly stitched in blue; beard pale yellow. Leaves only 12" tall. 2-3 branches. 6-7 buds. Fascinating in clump, like a canary in flight. $7.50. Earl Roberts.
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- MTB 'White Canary' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 1-13, in 2017. Its beard is white at the very tip, and tipped yellow, gradually becoming a golden orange in the throat. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 06 Aug 2017