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(MTB) 'Little Helen'

1956, Rundlett

'Little Helen' (Edwin Rundlett, R. 1955). Seedling #5438. MTB (table), 20" (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W4, Standards white, much flushed blue-violet; falls deep blue-violet, yellow beard. Wiry zigzag stems, narrow, arching foliage. 'Two for Tea' X Williamson seedling #2062 (from 2 unknown table iris). Rundlett 1956.

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From AIS Bulletin #141, April 1956. Introducing LITTLE HELEN-A Table Iris blooming with the taIls. Standards white, much flushed with blue-violet, the color of the falls. Beard yellow. Wiry, zig-zag stems 20" tall. Foliage narrow and arching. Everything in scale. Parentage: Two for Tea x Williamson 2062: a table iris. $5.00. Edwin Rundlett.

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