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(BB) 'Smile Awhile'

1959, Porreca

'Smile Awhile' ( Bert Porreca, R. 1958) Seedling #214. BB, 28" (71 cm). Early to late bloom. Very light lavender self; slight haft markings; light yellow beard. ( 'Snow Flurry' x 'Chivalry') selfed. The Iris Farm 1959.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing SMILE AWHILE (Sdlg. #214) (#101: Snow Flurry x Chivalry) X Self. An F2 seedling from my Snow Flurry X Chivalry· line. This is a border-type plant 28" high. It is a clear fragrant light lavender-blue with flaring deeply ruffled falls with lots of substance. Geddes Douglas believes this may prove useful for breeding ruffling into the border class. $10.00. The Iris Farm.
 
 


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