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(TB) 'Veiled In Mystery'

1955, Milliken

'Veiled In Mystery' (Oliver, for Carl S. Milliken, R. 1955) TB, 48" (122 cm). Late midseason bloom. Blend of cream and chartreuse, blue flush on falls; bright blue beard. 'Spring Sunshine' x unknown.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1952: VEILED IN MYSTERY (Milliken) A COLOR BREAK, the entire flower has the appearance of antique satin in an off-white with an ethereal dusting of the palest chartreuse. Both standards and falls are exquisitely fluted and ruffled. A full violet beard gives this flower a most unusual beauty-different from anything we have ever seen. Mysterious and very lovely. $25.00.
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: VEILED IN MYSTERY (Milliken 1951) M. 36 in. (Unknown). A large, exquisitely ruffled flower of parchment white with a metallic like dusting of pale olive blue or chartreuse over both stands and falls and a striking beard of violet. Different and lovely. 5.00.
 


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