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(TB) 'White Butterfly'

1938, Washington

'White Butterfly' (Thomas Washington, R. 1938) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class WW. 'Gudrun' x white seedling.

WHITE BUTTERFLY (Washington 1938) The very broad pure white standards are closely and perfectly domed, and have a fluted edge. The falls are of the same pure glistening white with exceptionally smooth finish and ruffled at the border. Styles pure white, beard almost pure white. Perfect in form, and with especially fine branching, the snowy flowers resemble white winged butterflies poised for flight. 34 in. $20.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, Introductions for 1938, Catalog, Summer 1938-Spring 1939]


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