■(SIB) 'Harpswell Snow'
( Currier McEwen
, R. 1995). Seedling T(8) 84/54. SIB (tet.), 34" (85 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white; style arms white, crests feathered; Falls white, small greenish yellow (RHS 2C) signal hidden under styles. T(7) 81/99(10): ( 'Variation in Blue'
seedling x 'Marshmallow Frosting'
) X T(5)79/221(1): (( 'Cambridge'
x 'Wing On Wing'
) x T(4)76/25, involving 'Fourfold White'
). Eartheart 1996.
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| From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing Harpswell Snow: (T8884/54) tetraploid, EM-LM. Our recently introduced white Siberian irises have been creamy white. This one is a clear white. The strong, well branched, moderately tall plants carry 5-1/2" flowers with wide flaring falls. The small greenish yellow signals are covered by the wide, feathered styles giving a pure white impression. From seedlings involving Variation in Blue, Marshmallow Frosting, Cambridge, Wing on Wing, Fourfold White and Pirouette. $35. Eartheart Gardens.
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