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■(SDB) 'Cotton Blossom'

1970, Jones

'Cotton Blossom' ( Bennett Jones, R. 1969). Seedling14197-8. SDB, 12" (30 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1W, White self; ruffled; white beard. 'Pamela Ann' X 'Merry Sunlight'. Jones 1970. Honorable Mention 1971; Award of Merit 1973; Cook-Douglas Medal 1975.

COTTON BLOSSOM (Jones '70)-Here is a bit of warm white perfection of flower form and plant that is a joy to the grower and an envy to the hybridizer. It is the new standard of flower form possible in standard dwarfs. [Joe Gatty, “A Median Review,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 55.]

Other references: AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 53.

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