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(TB) 'China Lady'

1943, Milliken

'China Lady' (Carl S. Milliken, R. 1943) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4L. Sister to 'China Maid' x seedling.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1945: CHINA LADY (Milliken) A 1943 introduction which was greatly admired at its first showing in our garden last year. The flowers are a clear glistening ivory with excellent substance and yet they are translucent. The center of the flower is lighted by a brilliant beard and the golden venation cf the hafts. The flowers are large, beautifully formed and well carried on 3- to 4-foot stalks. The plant is vigorous. $3.50, 3 for $9.00.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1946: CHINA LADY (Milliken 1943) M. The large flowers are clear glistening ivory with the center of the bloom lighted by a bright yellow beard and gleaming gold on the hafts of the falls. The long flaring flowers have heavy substance and stand out in the garden. Very well branched with vigorous growth and is hardy in New England. 39 in. $2.50.

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Topic revision: r5 - 27 Oct 2018, Harloiris
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