■(SIB) 'Harpswell Happiness'

1983, McEwen

'Harpswell Happiness' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1983) SIB (tetraploid), 30" (76 cm), Early, midseason, late bloom. Standards pale creamy white (RHS 155D). pale greenish yellow (2C) at base; Falls pale creamy white, veined pale greenish yellow, yellow (2B) base area, yellow (2B) hafts and yellow green (149B) veining; ruffled ( 'Fourfold White' sibling x (( 'Pirouette' x unknown) x unknown)) x (((( 'Snowy Egret' x unknown) x unknown) x unknown) x ('Fourfold White' x T1 65/71))) X 'Dreaming Green'. Honorable Mention 1985.

Award of Garden Merit 1996 by Royal Horticultural Society Described Proceedings of the RHS vol 117 p 106. Flowering from 13 June 1996. (HC 1992)

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From AIS Bulletin #250, July 1983 Introducing HARPSWELL HAPPINESS (T678/118A]: Tetraploid, 30", EM-LM. Our finest white to date. Its parent, Dreaming Green, has given its creamy whiteness a hint of green. Nicely branched. Fall shipment only. $30.00. Seaways Gardens.
 

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