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(SPEC) 'Crested Fairy'

1944, Henry

'Crested Fairy' (Mary Henry, R. 1944) SPEC. Evansia. Color Class-W3D. Collected wild, Smoky Mountains, North Carolina. Form of I. cristata .

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog,1945: CRESTED FAIRY (Henry 1945) M. This very attractiveiris is a typical cristata except in color. When the flowers first open the standards are palest lavender, soon paling outto white. The falls are rather of a deep blue. It is a lovelylittle bicolor that has been much admired. Increases rapidly.3 in. $2.50

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