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(TB) 'Ivory Queen'

1939, Milliken

'Ivory Queen' ( Carl S. Milliken, R. 1939) TB. Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-W4. 'Blue Spire' x 'Lady Paramount'.

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From Milliken Gardens catalog, 1940: In recent years there have been a number of excellent yellow irises introduced to commerce, but the creams seem to have been neglected. It is a pleasure, therefore, to introduce Ivory Oueen. The Flowers are exceptionally large and are a uniform soft cream, with a bright orange beard , giving a pleasing accent to the center of the flower. The falls are wide and Flaring and the substance and texture of the Flower leave nothing to be desired. Ivory Oueen is a vigorous iris with fine foliage and is an early to midseason bloomer. The stems are well branched and grow to a height of from 372 to 4 feet. It has not yet been tested in the colder climates for hardiness. $10.00.

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