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■(TB) 'Marquita'

1931, Cayeux

'Marquita' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1931). TB, 38", Midseason bloom, Color Class -Y9L. Standards cream white deepening to light yellow at base; Falls cream white lined watermelon rose; cream beard, yellow in throat. 'Symphonie' x 'Hélios'. Award of Merit 1936.

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Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1931, 5e série, Tome IV, p. 266.
Marquita: (Cayeux). While the flowers are quite bunched on a tall stalk the color is so much different from others that it is quite outstanding. Standards hold together somewhat too tight. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 18.]
From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: MARQUITA (Cayeux '31) L. 34". Thick, satiny, cream-white standards. Falls same, heavily veined watermelon-rose. $0.60
The 1939 checklist gave a color code of Y5L. The 1949 Checklist corrected to Y9L.

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