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■(TB) 'Wyomissing'

1909, Farr

'Wyomissing' ( Bertrand Farr, 1909) 30" Early bloom. Color Class-R9L. Standards creamy rose white; Falls flesh pink flushed rose-lavender, red brown reticulations on bronzed hafts. Registered as an IB.

NOTE: Also listed in IB web. 'Wyomissing'.

See below:

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References:

From Farr's catalog, 1910: WYOMISSING (Amoena). S. creamy white, suffused delicate soft rose; F. deep rose at the base, shading to a flesh-colored border, a most beautiful variety. $1.00
From Movilla Gardens catalog, 1921: WYOMISSING. (Farr 1909.) S. creamy white, suffused delicate soft rose; F. deep rose base, shading to flesh-colored border. A fine flower but a little washy and does not go well with other pinks or with purples. Strong grower and free bloomer.
 
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: WYOMISSING (Farr, 1909). A small and quite pretty bloom of delicate pink colors. Said by one grower to be the best pink at a low price. I can’t agree with him; it is with me the poorest and weakest grower that I have, and I cannot truthfully list and sell it.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WYOMISSING1_EI.JPGJPG WYOMISSING1_EI.JPG manage 191 K 07 Sep 2015 - 20:03 Main.ruiris MSU botanical garden
WYOMISSING_EI.jpgjpg WYOMISSING_EI.jpg manage 86 K 07 Sep 2015 - 20:03 Main.ruiris MSU botanical garden
Wyomissing04.JPGJPG Wyomissing04.JPG manage 150 K 01 Sep 2016 - 16:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
Wyomissing12BHI.JPGJPG Wyomissing12BHI.JPG manage 56 K 08 May 2012 - 21:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WyomissingRT.jpgjpg WyomissingRT.jpg manage 19 K 22 Jan 2012 - 00:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Wyomissing_DP.jpgjpg Wyomissing_DP.jpg manage 73 K 14 May 2013 - 00:24 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2013.
wyomissing-jb.jpgjpg wyomissing-jb.jpg manage 21 K 23 Feb 2013 - 18:29 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
wyomissing1.JPGJPG wyomissing1.JPG manage 402 K 02 Jul 2016 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
wyomissing2.JPGJPG wyomissing2.JPG manage 270 K 02 Jul 2016 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
Topic revision: r14 - 04 Jun 2017, af.83
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