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■ (AB) 'Present'

1945, White

'Present' OB ( Clarence G. White, 1939). AB, TMB, tall, Early bloom. Color Class-R7D. Pink to red-toned self, dark. Onco X bearded. Parentage unknown. White, 1945. Honorable Mention 1947; Award of Merit 1949.

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From Milliken catalog 1948: PRESENT (C. G. White) Here is a glimpse of the soft coloring of the Orient embroidered in some of the finest and most delicate handiwork of the East. The beautifully shaped flowers of firm substance are of pinkish tints, with veins and dots set off by a velvety rose signal patch on the falls. 2-1/2 feet. Onco-bred. $3.50; 3 for $9.00.
From Wallace iris Gardens catalog 1955: PRESENT- (White '41). E. (oncocyclus x T. Bearded.) White ground with a close over-all dark orchid veining. Exotic flowers on tall stalks that ordinarily have only one branch displaying 3 to 5 buds. H.M. '47. A.M. '49. $1.50
From The Court Of Iris catalog, 1955: PRESENT (White '41) E 30" (Once X Bearded). An orchid veined white flower which is decorated with a darker signal patch. One we like. $1.25
From Supplement To The Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris by Sharon McAllister, April 2000: PRESENT AB (Clarence G. White, R. 1939). Seedling # NIA. TMB, tall, early. Onco X bearded. AIS Color Class: R7D (red self with red secondary tones). '76 CL: Pink to red toned self, dark. Court of Iris: "An orchid veined white flower which is decorated with a darker signal patch." Rainbow: "amethyst pink … with a fine tracery of deep pink veins, set off by a blackish-rose beauty spot at end of beard." Vallette: "huge, tender globular white, veined rose, velvety rose signal." White, 1945. Notes: Counted as a 22-chromosome diploid, an OB in both systems. Ref: AIS '39, p. 438; SI '76, p. 68; Vallette, p. 179.

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