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■(SPU) 'Wakerobin'

1959, Ferguson

'Wakerobin' ( Walker Ferguson, R. 1958) Seedling #55-1-A. SPU, 54" (137 cm). Early bloom. White self with yellow signal. 'Color Guard' x 'Wadi Zem Zem'. Melrose 1959. Honorable Mention 1959; Nies Award 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing WAKEROBIN (Color Guard X Wadi Zem Zem) 48". The most highly rated of all white Spurias at the Houston Spuria Iris Test Garden under number 55-1A. (See Bulletin #150, pages 84 and 92). Big, frilled, very wide-petaled flowers with a light yellow signal and good branching giving many flowers. Foliage and stems very erect and vigorous. Early bloom season. Net $17.50. Melrose Gardens.
 
 


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