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■(TB) 'Mount Washington'

1937, Essig

'Mount Washington' (Edward Essig, R. 1937) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-W4. Strong fragrance. 'Shining Waters' x ((New Albion') x ('MissWillmott' x 'Sherbert')). Salbach 1937.Honorable Mention 1939; Award of Merit 1940.

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MOUNT WASHINGTON (Essig 1937). Huge and tall, this remarkable iris is so outstanding that it automatically earns for itself a notch among the best whites, ranking, in our estimation, as one of the finest whites. Very pure and clear. Mount Washington is a pure warm white with golden beard, attractive haft markings of gold, and semi-flaring falls. The form is halfway between that of Purissima and Easter Morn—most pleasing. Even greater size than the latter, and much taller. Has a most pleasing odor, similar to that of wild plum. Heavy substance; well branched. Mid season. 50-inch. $20.00. [Carl Salbach iris, 1938]
 

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MountWashington01.jpgjpg MountWashington01.jpg manage 30 K 19 Dec 2015 - 15:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
mount_washington.jpgjpg mount_washington.jpg manage 71 K 18 Oct 2013 - 18:34 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
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