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■(TB) 'Crystal Beauty'

1935, Sass

'Crystal Beauty' ( Jacob Sass, R. 1934) TB. Midseason late bloom. Color Class B1L. Fragrant. Maple Valley Iris Gardens (Whiting) 1935. Honorable Mention 1936. Syn. Crystal White.

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From Maple Valley Iris Garden catalog, 1937: CRYSTAL BEAUTY (J. Sass 1935) EM. 40 in. A pure sparkling crystal white that fills a long felt need. Its large, full,rounded flowers are borne on fine tall stems. It in perfectly hardy and very free blooming. I'ts vigorous growth and fast increase makes the price quite reasonable. It is a good companion for Pink Opal. H. M. 1936. $3.50.
From Sass catalog, 1937: CRYSTAL BEAUTY (J. Sass, 1935)-A large flowered self of pure white coloring on 40-inch well branched stalk. $6.00
(1948) Crystal Beauty has a rather small though well-shaped blossom of pure white with a green flush at the end of its yellow beard. It has large rhizomes which multiply rapidly. [A Critical Evaluation of Older Iris, A.I.S. Bulletin 110:56/July 1948]
Crystal Beauty: (J. Sass). Tall large flower rather close branched, pinkish white—beautiful. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 16.]

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