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■(TB) 'White Lightning'

1974, Gatty

'White Lightning' ( Joseph Gatty, R. 1973). Seedling# B37-1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early bloom. White with uniform fine veining pattern of golden glow (M&P 9-L-6) on hafts; bright cadmium yellow beard. 'Launching Pad' X 'New Moon'. Keppel 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing WHITE LIGHTNING (Gatty) E, 35". Launching Pad X New Moon. Early growth means early bloom for this gorgeous pure white with an inconspicuous netting of clear yellow on the haft. It's the bright cadmium yellow beard which gives the jolt to this flower. Standards upright and intertwined, falls arched outward at the haft, almost vertical below. Flower parts with finely pinked edges which, in turn, are heavily ruffled and fluted. Two to three branches plus terminal, seven or eight buds. White, but quite distinctive! Pollen fertile. HC '73. $25.00. Keith Keppel.

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WhiteLightning_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg WhiteLightning_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 64 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:36 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
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