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(TB) 'Wonderment'

1958, Cook

'Wonderment' (Paul Cook, R. 1957) Seedling# 19255. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards white; falls pale bluish violet paling to white in upper part; deep chrome beard. 'Cahokia' X seedling# 11253: ( 'Blue Rhythm' x ((blue seedling x 'Progenitor') x blue seedling)). Longfield 1958. Honorable Mention 1958.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1958: WONDERMENT (Cook No. 19255) (Progenitor breeding) H.C., 1957. Another of the wonderful new amoenas but distinct from Whole Cloth. The standards are clean white, the falls a lighter blue than those of Whole Cloth, Pale Bluish Violet (Ridgeway), and the beards are Deep Chrome, conspicuous. This has all the fine characteristics of Whole Cloth: flower size 5x6 inches; excellent form, heavy substance and broad petals. Well branched stems are three feet tall. Midseason. $20.00.
 
 

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