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■(TB) 'White City'

1939, Murrell

'White City' (Olive Murrell, R. 1939) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-WW. 'Pageant' x 'Pervaneh'. British Dykes Medal 1940.

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From Western Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: WHITE CITY (Murrell, 1939). EM. 42". Of English origin and winning Dykes Medal, England, 1940, WHITE CITY is a blue-white. There is a flush of plumbago (lead) blue around the heart. A crisp finish lends to unusual ice-cold effect. $1.50

WHITE CITY (Murrell) is a large "white," which this year was palest blue. I must see it again. It has been reported on very favorably by those who should know. [Cave, N. Leslie (1943). Comments from England. American Iris Society Bulletin, 88(January 1943), 52.]


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IMG_7802.jpgjpg IMG_7802.jpg manage 366 K 21 Dec 2018 - 15:59 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016, Bed location 28-60.
WhiteCityIOS.jpgjpg WhiteCityIOS.jpg manage 66 K 10 Dec 2011 - 23:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst, UK
White_City_fl.jpgjpg White_City_fl.jpg manage 43 K 11 Aug 2012 - 20:45 IrisP  
whitecity01.jpgjpg whitecity01.jpg manage 72 K 29 Feb 2016 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
whitecity02.JPGJPG whitecity02.JPG manage 56 K 19 Jun 2014 - 22:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
whitecity03.JPGJPG whitecity03.JPG manage 62 K 19 Jun 2014 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
whitecity04.jpgjpg whitecity04.jpg manage 129 K 05 Jun 2019 - 15:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
whitecity05.jpgjpg whitecity05.jpg manage 127 K 05 Jun 2019 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
whitecity1.JPGJPG whitecity1.JPG manage 523 K 02 Aug 2018 - 01:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
whitecity2.JPGJPG whitecity2.JPG manage 380 K 02 Aug 2018 - 01:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
whitecity3.JPGJPG whitecity3.JPG manage 511 K 02 Aug 2018 - 01:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
whitecity4.JPGJPG whitecity4.JPG manage 516 K 02 Aug 2018 - 01:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
whitecity5.JPGJPG whitecity5.JPG manage 465 K 02 Aug 2018 - 01:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
whitecitySG.jpgjpg whitecitySG.jpg manage 15 K 24 Jun 2012 - 21:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Iris UK
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