, R. 1944) TB. Late bloom. Color Class-W4. 'White Prince'
x 'Caroline Burr'
| From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1946: AMANDINE (G. Douglas 1946) M. L. The charm of this lovely iris is in its delicacy of color and delightfully ruffled form. It is a self with large flowers of pale cream with just a flush of lemon. When first you see this iris you think "what beautiful blooms but they look so fragile". The surprising thing is that the flowers have exceptionally firm substance and keep in perfect condition for three days under very hot sun, also withstand wind and rain to a marked degree. The standards are broad and perfectly domed, the falls full and flaring. A symmetrical flower of exquisite beauty. Sturdy growth and good branching, three branches and terminal. H. C., A. I. S. 1945. $20.00.
| From Gwendolyn Anley (England), American Irises In English Gardens, The AIS Bulletin, No. 107, "Iris Ramblings", October 1947: "AMANDINE, another ruffled beauty, gives the impression of great fragility, but I was surprised how well it stood the difficult conditions. The slightly greenish, lemon tone is very unusual and would probably be seen at its best in partial shade. So many of these pale colours demand shadowy places."
| "Amandine (Douglas) is a deep cream--so crisp, so thick, so clean, with fine flower balance and splendid branching ... one of the lnost floriferous varieties ... would be a "must have" to the smallest collection". [Mrs. W. R. Matthews, “Yes-We Do Grow Tall Beardeds in Louisiana.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society #116(January 1950): 60-61.]
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