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■(TB) 'Wedding Bouquet'

1952, Buttrick

'Wedding Bouquet' (Stedman Buttrick, R. 1951). TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1, White self, lemon beard tipped white. ('Snow Flurry' x seedling: 'Easter Morn' x 'White Goddess') X 'Cloud Castle'. Fairmount 1952.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: WEDDING BOUQUET (Buttrick 1952) M. 35 in. ((Snow Flurry x (Easter Morn x White Goddess)) x Cloud Castle. A most distinctive white, this is very large with extremely broad petals. The stands are nicely domed and the falls flare widely. The buds are a light chartreuse and this color is retained on the underside of the falls when the flower is open, thus adding to its beauty. Very strong, well branched stalks. H. M. 1952. 8.00.
From M. Oliver Flower Farm catalog, 1958: WEDDING BOUQUET {Buttrick '52) M. 35" Pure white Iris with great individuality and charm; domed standards and broad, ruffled semi-flaring falls. Unopened buds and underside of falls are chartreuse. A.M. '56. $5.00. net.
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: WEDDING BOUQUET (Buttrick 1952) Each 2.00. As name implies, a white of distinction. As buds unfold they are almost chartreuse and unfold to blooms of purest white with a slightly chartreuse cast on the underside of the petals. Flowers are large and plentiful. HM 1952, AM 1956. 35 inches.

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IMG_5255.jpgjpg IMG_5255.jpg manage 53 K 17 Feb 2017 - 19:53 Main.davepote Taken in my garden 2014, Reston, VA Zone 6B
WeddingBouquet01.JPGJPG WeddingBouquet01.JPG manage 70 K 09 Dec 2014 - 16:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WeddingBouquet12BHI.JPGJPG WeddingBouquet12BHI.JPG manage 79 K 08 May 2012 - 18:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Wedding_Bouquet_fl.jpgjpg Wedding_Bouquet_fl.jpg manage 36 K 11 Aug 2012 - 20:50 IrisP  
Topic revision: r10 - 27 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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