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(IB) 'Dona Maria'

1840, Lémon

'Dona Maria' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1840) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W8.

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Lémon, Annales de Flore et de Pomone, 1839-1840, p. 364: "pure white self"
Société royale d'horticulture, 1842, Description abrégée de quelques iris de la collection de M. Lémon, Annales de la Société d'Horticulture Royale de Paris, Tome XXX, pp. 414-417 "Self, white slightly washed with purple, wide falls, bluer style arms, fragrant".
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: "DONNA MARIA— (Am.) S. white; F. white tinted lilac. Twenty-six inches. 25¢."


note: listed as Donna Maria, in AIS checklist, but Lemon wrote Dona Maria (Annales de Flore); Edith; Editha.

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