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■(TB) 'Frosted Starlight'

1963, Ghio

'Frosted Starlight' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1961). Seedling# 58-13A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-W1B. Blue-white self. 'New Snow' X 'Chivalry'. Cottage Iris Gardens 1963. High Commendation 1961.

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. Introducing FROSTED STARLIGHT (New Snow X Chivalry). Heavily ruffled, fragrant, "starlight" blue-white with a bluish beard. The progenitor of a new line of exciting and distinct iris. A show flower: Best Seedling, San Jose, 1959; Best Seedling, Sacramento, 1960; Best Seedling, Central Valley, 1961; and HC '61. A large stock. 38". EM. Net $10.00. Cottage Iris Gardens.
From Bay View Gardens, 1965: FROSTED STARLIGHT (Ghio 1 63) This tall well branched frosty blue-white makes a perfect show specimen and an even better parent, The progenitor of a series of new and exciting iris. Passes on fine form, vigor, branching, self-beards and distinct ruffling to its children. Producing interesting seedlings not only with blues and whites, but also in yellows, greens, and muted blends, We have bloomed this iris for 8 years and have never been disappointed with it. Very vigorous. (New Snow X Chivalry) HC '61, $5.00.
 
 
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