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■(SPU) 'White Heron'

1948, Millikin

'White Heron' ( Carl Milliken, R. 1948). SPU. Color Class-WW. White self. Milliken, 1948. Honorable Mention 1950; Nies Award 1958. Chr. = 40.

Note: Although 'Mt.Whitney' is thought to be a parent, the parentage is not positively known.

From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1948: 'This Spuria is whiter in general appearance than any other which we have seen. The flowers are large and the petals do not curl as in Ochroleuca. There is yellow on the inner portion of the flower so that this is by no means a pure white- a pure white is a goal still to be achieved. 4 feet. $10.00

See below:
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References:

From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1964: WHITE HERON (Milliken) Each 1.00; 3 for 2.50. Muct the same shape as Wadi but not quite as large. Not pure white, but coming close. The falls are shaded with yellow out from the signal patch. HM 1950. Picture on page 12.
 



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WhiteHeron01.JPGJPG WhiteHeron01.JPG manage 109 K 03 Apr 2018 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
White_Heron_421.jpgjpg White_Heron_421.jpg manage 546 K 22 Jan 2012 - 18:19 Main.andinsky Reliable in Southern California.
whiteheron01.JPGJPG whiteheron01.JPG manage 640 K 02 May 2017 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
whiteheron02.jpgjpg whiteheron02.jpg manage 43 K 03 May 2014 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wildwood Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 14 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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