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(MDB) 'Miss H. M. White'

1893, Barr

'Miss H. M. White' (Barr and Sons, 1893) DB. Early bloom. Color Code-W4. 'Balkana' x I. cengialti . Synonym: Balceng Miss H. M. White

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Balceng, very handsome hybrids of I. balkana x I. cengialti, the falls in the flowers being artistically flaked. They are intermediate in their period of blooming, filling the gap between the very earliest of the Dwarf bearded Irises and the taller and later flowering bearded Irises.
From Barr catalog 1906: Balceng, MISS H. M. Wbhite: S. & F. sulphur, flaked purple with conspicuous orange beard. 3/4 ft.
From Bonnewitz catalog 1920: Balceng, MISS H. M. WHITE. S. rich cream; F. cream overlaid with olive; distinction given by a splendid beard of deep orange; foliage 8-10 in.; blooms 10-12 in. 25 cts.; $1.50 a doz.
Barr 1906 catalog

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