■(TB) 'White Queen'
, 1918) 24", Early midseason bloom. Color Class WW. Standards and falls snow white; greenish-white beard. Originally introduced as 'Queen Mary'.
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| From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: WHITE QUEEN (Geylenkek). Syn. Queen Mary. A snow white flower with throat and beard greenish-white. A prolific bloomer several days earlier than White Knight. 30 inches. $1.00 each; $2.50 for 3.
| From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: WHITE QUEEN (Geylenkek) Queen Mary. Snow white with throat and beard greenish-white. Blooms several days earlier than White Knight. Early; prolific; very long blooming season. Some white Irises in our garden are larger and taller than this variety but none of them possess as clear a color. $1.00.
| From R. Wallace & Co. catalog, 1922: WHITE QUEEN (Queen Mary White). The purest white Iris in cultivation. Flowers medium or small, but very free. As a border plant it is most effective and useful. C I. 5/- each.
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