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■(MTB) 'Chewink'

1937, Williamson

'Chewink' (E. B. Williamson, R. 1937). MTB, Midseason bloom. Light blue self. Too large in some climates.

Note: Originally registered IB 'Chewink'.

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From Longfield Iris Farms catalog, 1937: Chewink (Wmsn. 1857, 1937). (Vesper Gold X — ). A dainty little Mary Barnett, perhaps slightly paler in shade but with the same bright beard. The clean color, silky texture and fine carrying power make it most desirable. Detail: S. arching and F. flaring; a self of soft white flushed Pale Violet deeper at tips of F. and S. Beard: Cadmium Yellow. Style Branches: nearly white with slight tinge of Pale Violet. Wide and low branched stems, 18 inches tall. Small flowers 2-1/2" x 3-1/2". Vigorous, rapid and compact grower. Floriferous. $2.00.

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Topic revision: r7 - 26 Jun 2022, Harloiris
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