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■(TB) 'Minnie Colquitt'

1942, Sass

'Minnie Colquitt' (Hans Peter Sass, R. 1941, 42). TB, Midseason to late bloom. Height 36" (91 cm), Color Class-W8D. A massive white plicata, slightly ruffled, with combed standards and broad flaring falls. The petals have a wide edging of purple. Stems 36 inches with wide branching. Probably plicata from 'Maid Of Astolat' lines. Maple Valley Gardens, 1942. Honorable Mention 1943; Award of Merit 1945.

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From Carl Salbach catalog 1945: MINNIE COLQUITT (H. Sass 1942). A new bright-colored plicata from the Middle West that is beautiful and distinct. Blooms are of good form and very heavy substance. The standards are a deep redpurple over white. The rather broad semiflaring falls are a clear creamy white with a wide band of purple stitching. Low and wide-branched stems. 34". Mid-season. $5.00.
From Sass catalog, 1948: MINNIE COLQUITT (H. P. Sass, 1942)-A massive white plicata, slightly ruffled, with combed standards and broad flaring falls. The petals have a wide edging of purple. Stems 36 inches with wide branching. $3.00
MINNIE COLQUITT (Sass Brothers) -A superb white and purple plicata that is definitely as attractive as its namesake. Clifford W. Benson (Mo.), “Varietal Comments,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 110 (July 1948): 95.

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Minnie Colquitt.jpgjpg Minnie Colquitt.jpg manage 53 K 28 Nov 2017 - 13:40 BobPries From Schreiners 1952 catalog
MinnieColquit02.jpgjpg MinnieColquit02.jpg manage 68 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MinnieColquit03.jpgjpg MinnieColquit03.jpg manage 44 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MinnieColquitt01.jpgjpg MinnieColquitt01.jpg manage 91 K 26 Nov 2014 - 16:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MinnieColquitt43kp2.JPGJPG MinnieColquitt43kp2.JPG manage 74 K 07 Jan 2013 - 17:30 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on April 24, 2012
Minnie_Colquit.jpgjpg Minnie_Colquit.jpg manage 32 K 15 Dec 2010 - 14:44 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
minicolquitt04.JPGJPG minicolquitt04.JPG manage 116 K 16 Apr 2014 - 14:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
minnie-colquitt3-08.jpgjpg minnie-colquitt3-08.jpg manage 59 K 05 Apr 2015 - 16:25 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
minnie01.jpgjpg minnie01.jpg manage 102 K 25 Jun 2015 - 01:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
minniecol01.JPGJPG minniecol01.JPG manage 81 K 02 Dec 2014 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
minniecol02.JPGJPG minniecol02.JPG manage 82 K 03 Jul 2014 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
minniecol03.JPGJPG minniecol03.JPG manage 66 K 02 Dec 2014 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
minniecol04.JPGJPG minniecol04.JPG manage 188 K 20 Mar 2019 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
minniecolquitt03.jpgjpg minniecolquitt03.jpg manage 131 K 23 Apr 2017 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r25 - 23 May 2019, Betsy881
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