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■(SIB) 'Snowcrest'

1932, Gage

'Snowcrest' (L. Merton Gage, R. 1932) SIB. Color Class-WW. 'Emperor' x 'Snow Queen'. Sunnyside Gardens 1932. Morgan Award 1963

note: This was Gage's very first iris introduction!! He was 65 years old at the time and had already been hybridizing Gladiolus for several years. Sunnyside Nursery catalog 1932.

See below:
Snowcrest01.jpegSnowcrest1.jpgsnowcrest9.jpg

References:

From Carl Salbach catalog 1938: SNOWCREST. A large and attractive new waxy white variety. Easily the best white Siberian. H. M., A. I. S., 1936. 60c; 3 for $1.50.
 


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Topic attachments
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Snowcrest01.jpegjpeg Snowcrest01.jpeg manage 151 K 01 Apr 2018 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jan Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Snowcrest1.jpgjpg Snowcrest1.jpg manage 25 K 15 Jun 2016 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
snowcrest9.jpgjpg snowcrest9.jpg manage 95 K 16 Nov 2021 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
Topic revision: r11 - 16 Nov 2021, TLaurin
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