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(TB) 'Autumn Snowdrift'

1955, Brown

'Autumn Snowdrift' ( G. Percy Brown, R. 1954). TB-Re, 30" (76 cm), Midseason and October. Color Class-W1, White self, veined brown and pale lavender; beard pale yellow. Brown 1955.

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From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Autumn Snowdrift-$1.00-(Tinted Porcelain X Autumn Twilight X Glowport) S. pure White, addressed, F. slight flare, White with few pale Lavender veins. Stalks 30 inches-3 branches- 7 buds. A September rebloomer. This is one of my best rebloomers.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: AUTUMN SNOWDRIFT (Brown '55) + ++ E-28" Persistent re-blooming, even in cold northern climates. Mrs. Herrick, in Wayne, Maine, got fine stalk in Oct. Percy had many in bloom in Mass. in early Oct. We had bloom in Aug., Sept. & Oct. So should re-bloom in fall thruout nearly al! of northern & eastern U.S. Beautifully ruffled crystalline white, arched standards, semi-flaring falls, lilac at hafts. Low branching, 16 flowers per stalk. Pollen good; sets seed freely. Marked sweet fragrance. ((Tinted Porcelain x Autumn Twilight) X (Autumn Twilight x Glowport)). Regularly $3.50; on $10 order $2.35; on $25 order $1 .7S; 3 for $5.00.

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