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■(TB) 'Cup Race'

1963, Buttrick

'Cup Race' (Stedman Buttrick, R. 1962). Seedling 58-16. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Pure white self; white tipped beard. ( 'Bluebird Blue' x 'South Pacific') X 'Concord Town'. Fairmount 1963.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1963: CUP RACE 58-16 (Buttrick 1963) M.L. The name was given to this frosty white iris in honor of the American victory in the 12 metre race for the America cup that was won by the yacht Weatherly. The billowy white sails of the yacht reminds one of these full broad pure white flowers that have great personality and beauty. The whole flower is an absolute self of sparkling white with luminous domed standards and widely-flaring falls with the added charm of the white beard. Thoroughly hardy and has strong firm substance. (Bluebird Blue x South Pacific) x Concord Town. 36 in $20.00
 


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