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■(TB) 'Christmas Snow'

1963, Austin

'Christmas Snow' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1963). Seedling# 11. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class W1, White self; yellow beard; sometimes horned. 'Ball Gown' X 'Horned Lace'. Rainbow Garden 1963.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: CHRISTMAS SNOW (Austin '63) 33". A beautifully ruffled pure white of splendid flaring form and unbeatable substance; set off by bright yellow beard. Sometimes lightly horned. Emerges from pale blue buds. This is the nearest we have to a winter-blooming Snow Flurry. A heavy re-bloomer with about 90% of the rhizomes re-blooming starting in early December and continuing on to Christmas where severe freezes do not occur. Superb for use near Christmas tree. Ball Gown X Horned Lace. Reg. $20; on $25 order $7.95.
 

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Topic revision: r8 - 13 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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