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■(SDB) 'White Gem'

1974, Roberts

'White Gem' (Earl Roberts, R. 1973) Seedling #73R11. SDB, 13" (33 cm), Early midseason bloom. White self; white beard. 'Arctic Fury' X 'Atomic Blue'. Earl Roberts 1974. Honorable Mention 1978, Judges' Choice 1978.

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Photo by Iris en Provence - FranceWhite GemPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Seagate IrisesPhoto scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin


From AIS Bulletin #214 July 1974 Introducing WHITE GEM. 13", 73R11: (Arctic Fury X Atomic Blue). A beautifully formed pure white self with no distracting colors or marks; strongly cupped S; semi-flaring F; rounded petals. No pollen but pods readily. An eye catcher! $10.00. Roberts.

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White-Gem_1974_SDB.jpgjpg White-Gem_1974_SDB.jpg manage 61 K 27 Apr 2012 - 15:44 AlainFranco Photo by Iris en Provence - France
White_Gem.JPGJPG White_Gem.JPG manage 21 K 30 Jan 2011 - 11:49 IrisP  
whitegem01.jpgjpg whitegem01.jpg manage 32 K 18 Nov 2018 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
whitegem02.jpgjpg whitegem02.jpg manage 25 K 18 Nov 2018 - 15:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
whitegem3.jpgjpg whitegem3.jpg manage 20 K 30 May 2013 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises
whitegem9.JPGJPG whitegem9.JPG manage 49 K 30 Oct 2020 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 04 Sep 2022, DavidPotembski
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